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BENT Flywheel

Discussion in '1973-1991 K5 Blazer | Truck | Suburban' started by engdray, Jun 10, 2003.

  1. engdray

    engdray Registered Member

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    Took the Jimmy in for a "strange" vibration. It felt like the torque converter gone bad. My flywheel is bent. How can this happen? Any thoughts?
     
  2. dyeager535

    dyeager535 1 ton status Premium Member

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    Don't know, my car had a bent *flexplate*.

    Anyways, it seems to be fairly "common" for GM's to have flexplate problems (bent or broken) but since I don't mess with lesser makes (hehe) I have no idea if it's an isolated GM problem.
     
  3. KShortell

    KShortell Registered Member

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    I had that trouble for quite a while on my truck before I finally figured it out. Many, many, mechanics over the years failed to solve it, either.

    I ended up replacing the flexplate. I've got a write-up on it here: Flexplate replacement

    Kevin
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  4. monte0172

    monte0172 1/2 ton status

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    /forums/images/graemlins/cool.gif Common problem!! Replace it and next time you pull your motor check it for cracks. I bet if its bent then its broke!! Good luck its really not hard to replace just time consuming.
     

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