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post #1 of 5 Old 10-17-2010, 09:19 PM Thread Starter
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need help with dual mass flywheel

i have 96 f250 psd with a dual mass flywheel.the flywheel rattles sometimes when im coming to a stop or starting ou because the springs are bad on it. Should i be worried, is it something that needs fixed right away? some people say it wont hurt anything and some say it needs fixed anyone know what to do? and if they possibly make a rebuild kit for those springs?

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Just get rid of it, and go to a single mass flywheel. Eliminate the problems.

Dual mass was supposed to help dampen harmonic forces being transferred to the driveline, but ultimately, it creates a weak link in the system.
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i know thats what i would like to do but i dont really have the money quite yet i was just wandering if it would really hurt anything or if i should be concerned

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The DMF can eventually crack and fail, this is a worst case scenario. Best bet, get the money together as quickly as possible, and change it out.
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yea mine was doin the same thing. i just bought my coversion kit for Advanced Discount Auto Parts. it cost me 550.99, and that was with a really good discount.(10,000 bucks spent there already!)
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