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I have a 2002 Ford Windstar and the trasmission fluid was leaking. They did a diagnose and they said I have another leak from the Torque converter. My car was driving fine except this leaking and when I got it back after they did repairs when I'm reversing my car in theres a knocking sound under the car. As I'm turning my steering wheel from left to right. I also paid $2224.00 on this repair and my car feels worst now before I took it in. What can be the problem for this?

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  • openeueta May 18, 2011

    Thankyou so much for the respond and I agree with you because thats what my van feels like it's hitting against something. I just pick it up yesturday and now I'm taking it back and I will demand for a proper repair for free.

    Sincerely Yours

    Pene Ofagalilo



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To access the converter the entire transmission must be removed from the car, the exhaust and the steering rack must be partially disconnected and lowered. The transmission case is also part in the support of the engine - it has a support fitting of its own. If that support has been badly put together when they have reinstalled the transmission and / or the exhaust and the rack have been badly refitted, the entire engine will shift under the torque of the engine and the supports and/or the exhaust line will bump the body of the car.
This is a sign of shoddy workmanship and it's covered by the repair warranty - take your van back to them and demand a proper repair for free since it's their duty to have the job done properly.

Posted on May 18, 2011

  • Azrael SRL May 18, 2011

    Glad i could help you.



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