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Just came on and book says converter problem what is a converter?

Engine light is on

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Warm the engine , check the fluid level on the transmission , red fluid
any leakage on drive way recently . its a torque converter in front of transmission lets the smooth shifting work . now if yours is a manual transmission then beet da hel outame

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