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      12-16-2012, 10:29 AM   #7
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Originally Posted by MonkUSMC View Post
So recently on cold starts, it feels like my torque converter doesn't fully lock up until the transmission is warmer. Just wondering if anyone else is experiencing this. I've never had an automatic transmission act this way.

This is around 35f degree weather as well.
I have the samething. There are a few more engine revs from a stop in order to get the car moving. It feels like a 2nd gear start with clutch slip. By the time I take off for the 3rd time all is well.