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Chevrolet Sonic Repair Manual: Torque Converter Installation

Torque Converter Installation


Component Name


Torque Converter Assembly


Failure to lower the torque converter straight down could damage the torque converter clutch lip seal inside the torque converter clutch assembly.

Special Tool

DT-46409 Torque Converter Lifting Handles

For equivalent regional tools, refer to Special Tools.


DT-21366 Converter Holding Strap


The torque converter must be held to the torque converter housing by a retaining device such as shipping brackets. Without the retaining device, the torque converter may slide forward, disengaging the oil pump, or may fall completely out of the transmission causing personal injury and/or property damage.

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Torque Converter Removal
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