Originally Posted by snrusnak
... just a guess here, but I think the replacement converter for the issues in the previous trucks is different from the 2012 converter. I heard the 2012 converter is supposed to yield better mpg.
The replacement 2011 converter (with revised turbine hub) won't change your fuel economy.
The new converter (that is in the 2012 trucks) does improve fuel economy.
And my smart aleck remark was intended to jokingly point out that we don't deliberately design vehicles with defective parts. It was NOT meant as an attack against anyone, so I apologize for that....