Jan 312017
 

1998 Chevy CavalierWhere would you find the torque converter clutch with pulse width modulated?


RESPONSE

You would find this installed in the transmission valve body.

torque converter clutch

Torque Converter Clutch (TCC) Solenoid and Switches Replacement

Removal Procedure

  • Remove the valve body cover.
  • Remove the transmission mount bracket.
  • Disconnect the solenoid wire harness from the case electrical connector.
  • Disconnect the wire leads from the pressure switch.
  • Remove the torque converter clutch solenoid bolt from the control valve body.
  • Remove the 3rd clutch pressure switch.
  • Then Remove the 2nd clutch pressure switch.

Installation Procedure

Caution! Use the correct fastener in the correct location. Replacement fasteners must be the correct part number for that application. Fasteners requiring replacement or fasteners requiring the use of thread locking compound or sealant are identified in the service procedure. Do not use paints, lubricants, or corrosion inhibitors on fasteners or fastener joint surfaces unless specified. These coatings affect fastener torque and joint clamping force and may damage the fastener. Use the correct tightening sequence and specifications when installing fasteners in order to avoid damage to parts and systems.

  • Install the 2nd clutch pressure switch, if applicable.

Tighten
Tighten to 12 N·m (124 lb in).

  • Install 3rd clutch pressure switch.

Tighten
Tighten to 12 N·m (124 lb in).

  • Install the torque converter clutch solenoid bolt to the control valve body.
  • Install the O-ring.

Tighten
Tighten to 12 N·m (124 lb in).

  • Connect the wire leads to the pressure switch.
  • Connect the solenoid wire harness to the case electrical connector.
  • Install the transmission mount bracket.
  • Install the valve body cover with a new gasket.
  • Inspect the oil level.

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