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Old 03-13-2005, 04:58 PM   #1 (permalink)
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I'm in the process of removing my automatic transmission (I believe it's a C4). The manual says to spin the crank until the torque converter drain plug shows up. I've removed the drain plug cover plate thing so I can see the torque converter bolts, but I can't find my drain plug. All the bolts seem to be the torque convertor bolts to bolt it to the flywheel. Is it possible my converter doesn't have a drain plug?
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Old 03-13-2005, 05:04 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Yes, if it has been replaced via an aftermarket version it is possible. It is not a big deal, just that when you remove the converter from your transmission it will be heavier and messier, fluid will spill.
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Old 03-13-2005, 09:02 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Sure it is.
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Old 03-14-2005, 10:01 AM   #4 (permalink)
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i noticed the same thing on mine(mine is aftermarket)...i was wondering how i drain all the trannie fluid when changing trans. filter....
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