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post #1 of 8 Old 09-10-2012, 02:41 AM Thread Starter
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possibly a bad torque converter

while driving the wifes 99 durango when accelerating or hold a certin speed it starts lurching and acting funny but soon as you accelerate a little or let off the gas its fine i would assume that its the torque converter going out anybody have any ideas its a 99 durango 360 with 180k on it thanks

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found this it describes it to a "t"

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Hmm, I wonder if this is whats wrong with my friends 03 4x4 Ram with 5.9. He says it looses torque converter lock when going over bumps! I've never heard of this happening?
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My Grand Cherokee with the 545RFE started to unlock the torque converter after going over even the smallest of bumps or up a slight grade. I replaced the TPS and it fixed my problem.
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happen to mine, the pump burnt up slowly burning my torque converter then all hell went loose in the tranny last year if i understood the tranny dude right



97 5.2 ltr mangaflow high flow cat 3 inch pipe out, k&n filter, jet performance chip, e3 plugs.
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and the same thing was happening to mine that your discription of your wifes



97 5.2 ltr mangaflow high flow cat 3 inch pipe out, k&n filter, jet performance chip, e3 plugs.
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