Steve Jaussaud, Author at Transmission Digest
Ford 6R140: Identifying unique torque converter features and avoiding application pitfalls

The Ford 6R140 was introduced in 2010 (for 2011 model year trucks) as a six-speed used in Super Duty gas- and diesel-powered applications. Today, these units are in high-value, hard-working trucks at the peak of the repair cycle. Aftermarket programming (especially with the diesel variants) is pulling additional power from the engines, putting further loads

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Who Says that Torque Converters are Non-Rebuildable?

Who says that torque converters are non-rebuildable? Well, the OEMs have been saying it since the first sealed torque converter rolled off the assembly line, and they continue to say it today. “But,” you say, “I think the torque converter aftermarket gets good support from the OEs, don’t they?”