Automatic Transmission Torque Converter problems of the 1999 Ford F-250

Four problems related to automatic transmission torque converter have been reported for the 1999 Ford F-250. The most recently reported issues are listed below.

car   Automatic Transmission Torque Converter problem 1
Failure Date: 04/04/2008

The contact owns a 1999 Ford f250. While driving 25 mph, the overdrive light began flashing. The vehicle was taken to the dealer and they stated that the torque converter failed. The vehicle is currently being repaired. The VIN was unknown. The current mileage was 149,000 and failure mileage was 148,000.

car   Automatic Transmission Torque Converter problem 2
Failure Date: 10/01/2007

1999 Ford F-250 with transmission problems. Consumer had this problem repaired. She was then informed that there was a TSB that she never knew about. Ford is refusing to reimburse her for the repairs. The consumer stated the manufacturer was fully aware of the transmission problem, but failed to notify their customers. The problem was the fluid would overheat during severe duty and wear out the torque converter, which resulted in the radiator, cooler lines and hoses for the transmission to be replaced. The stabilizer bar link and battery were replaced.

car   Automatic Transmission Torque Converter problem 3
Failure Date: 07/19/2003

Shortly after my truck rolled over 106,000 it started making some very loud rattling sounds. After a few false starts with diagnosis, it was found that it had a bad torque converter and there is a TSB on the same subject dated 1999 (the same year as my truck) and the problem was recognized but not fixed at the factory, just told my mechanic to replace the part to the tune of $373 for the part and $275 labor. They said the replacement had a new design to keep the same problem from happening again. Why when in 1999 didn't they fix the problem to start with?.

car   Automatic Transmission Torque Converter problem 4
Failure Date: 10/08/2002

1999 Ford fwiw turbo diesel with 78,972 miles on 10-8-02 noise/rattle in engine. Determined to be torque converter. Replaced and repaired torque converter, also replaced front transmission seal. 10-29-02 leaking transmission fluid, transmission extremely burnt/ torque converter has internally burnt ,causing internal damage to transmission. Replaced torque converter. On 4-12-07 transmission fluid leaked, torque converter replaced and front pump.

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