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Torque Converter Flex Plate Bolts

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Once you’ve removed all electrical, fluid, and vent lines and cables you are ready to pull the transmission off the engine. But wait, if this is your first automatic transmission removal, you probably don’t know that the torque converter is bolted to the flexplate. Sure, you could pull the transmission without removing the four bolts that hold the torque converter in, but it makes the removal much more difficult and messy.