You have to remove the transmission to replace the torque converter.You have to remove the transmission to replace the torque converter.
You replace the torque converter.You replace the torque converter.
Replace the torque converter.
Torque converter clutch? Remove transmission Replace Torque converter Reinstall
The torque converter clutch is inside of the toque converter. You must replace the whole torque converter as an assembly. The torque converter is sandwiched between the engine and transmission inside the transmission bellhousing. To access and replace the torque converter, the transmission will have to be removed. The trnsmission on that car is removed by raising the car on a hoist, supporting the engine with a special engine support tool, removing the lower engine cradle assmebly, and removing the transmission out through the bottom of the vehicle.
It will cost approximately $520 to replace the torque converter in your Lexus. The torque converter will cost approximately $160 and require six hours of labor to install.
See detailed instructions here... http://www.autoclinix.com/Mercury/Brakes.html
Torque converters cannot be serviced as they are welded together, the only way to fix them is to remove the transmission and torque converter and replace the torque converter.
Usually you replace the torque converter.
take your car to a shop if you must ask such a question. You obviously do not have the skill totackle such a complex task as remove the engine and then replace the Torque converter.