ASSEMBLY TORQUE CONVERTER
Retaining Ring Pliers
CAUTION: Before the torque converter is assembled,
see Torque Converter Clearance Checks. These
clearances must be correct for the torque converter to
operate with efficiency.
Install the ring in the groove that is in the
converter housing which is under the lip type seal.
Install the lip type seal in the converter housing
with tooling (A). Install the seal until it is even
with the outside surface of the housing and with
the lip of the seal toward the inside of the housing.
Make sure strainer assembly (1) is clean and free
of dirt and foreign material.
Install strainer assembly (1).
Install tube assembly (2).
Heat two bearings (3) to a maximum temperature
of 275°F (135°C). Put the bearings in position
over the two retainers (4) as shown.