How much does a torque converter cost?
A torque converter can cost anywhere from $129 to $249 dollars. A torque converter is what allows the transmission to shift gears.
The Torque Converter is part of the transmission, not part of the engine. The torque converter needs to come off with the transmission. You need to remove the starter to access the torque converter bolts/nuts and separate it from the flex plate. Besides loosing all of the fluid in the torque converter, you stand to damage converter seals and/or the pump if the converter isn't properly installed in the transmission.
When install and automatic transmission in a truck do you need to put the torque convertible in the fly wheel first or you need to attached to the transmition first?
Put tranny up then install the torque converter to tranny first , NOTE : Make sure when installing the torque converter to the tranny that you can only slide your middle finger in bettween the tranny and torque converter , if the torque converter is not all the way in, the torque converter will tare up the tranny shaft.