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Does the torqe converter need to come out

Does the torque converter need to come out when replacing the transmission on a 1984 buick electra with a v6 engine

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Welcome to Fixya! If it is OK Then, No you can leave it on During the Repair.

Posted on Jan 16, 2009

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