|Topic Review (Newest First)|
|09-23-2019 05:47 PM|
|PDR60||I've had good luck with TCI flex plates. They have one for towing that's far superior to stock.|
|09-22-2019 03:06 PM|
Originally Posted by Jjorgis5569 View Post
|09-22-2019 08:02 AM|
|Jjorgis5569||Interesting, thanks for sharing. Iíve only had one personal experience with a cracked flex plate, and it sounded like a rod knock.|
|09-22-2019 05:38 AM|
|greenskeeper||cracked all the way around....going to replace with OEM ford if the part is still available.|
|09-21-2019 02:30 PM|
|greenskeeper||I pulled the truck into the garage, as soon as I gave it any pedal the noise went away. Almost certain it's going to be the flex plate.|
|09-21-2019 12:00 PM|
Originally Posted by 7.3_TurboDiesel View Post
|09-21-2019 08:24 AM|
Maybe itís just the video quality, but the flexplate looks like itís wobbling to me. Try and look straight up near where the bolts are and see if itís broken. Thatís where they usually fail
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|09-21-2019 06:16 AM|
video from this morning with inspection cover removed
|09-21-2019 04:31 AM|
TC, flex plate, or transmission?
This is on my 97, put it in here for more traffic....move it if you want mods.
Started out with a grinding noise only in P R D 2 or 1. No noise in neutral.
Now I've got a horribly loud grinding noise in all gears, so loud that I am thinking it is eternal to the transmission or torque converter. So I am thinking flex plate?
The truck drives and shifts fine, although I'm not driving it anymore until I figure out what that noise is.
If I pull the inspection cover will I be able to see most of the flex plate while rotating the engine by hand?