Join Date: Oct 2011
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Erratic torque converter lockup after new tires?
I found some posts related to torque converter lockup issues but they all referenced bucking and shaking. Mine does not do this.
What mine is doing occurs at lockup in 5th gear. It varies in firmness from hard to very soft. When the lockup is soft I hear the rpms change more slowly. I have an Edge CTS to watch it.
It started the same day I got 4 brand new tires (same stock size) but I can't see a reason that would make a difference. Coencidence?
The trans is original and the fluid was changed about 50k ago. I am using the tow tune from ID.
Thank you in advance
2006 F350 PSD Lariat 4x4 SRW, 4" MBRP straight pipe, SCT X3 w/ ID Tunes, Edge Insight CTS, Sinister Coolant Filter, High Idle, Red
2013 F250 6.2L 4x4 (work truck) Factory E-locker, Warn Trans4mer M12000
1995 Mustang Cobra 5.0, Heads, intake, 65mm TB, headers, exhaust, 3.73s, Cobra Rs, 160k trouble-free miles, Red
2011 Mazda Tribute (Ford Escape) 2.5L, 4x4 & 27mpg= Thank you Ford, eBay heated seats, Red
'42 International K1 pickup, Green Diamond I6, 4 on floor, Red