Please read the on the subject for details. A crack on a flex plate is caused by fatigue. I have determined it's definitely something to do with the torque converter or flexplate, thanks to 's suggestion below. Connecting rod bolts 40-45 ft-lbs. Loose flex plate to converter bolts are a common cause of flex plate cracking. The contact stated the vehicle ran fine for a couple of days.
Fastener Type Torque Spec Main cap bolts 95-105 ft-lbs Connecting rod bolts 40-45 ft-lbs. One dealer claimed to have adjusted the clutch assembly on the air conditioner -- this did not help. After they talked to each other dealer was informed about Chrysler's warranty policy and acknowledges telling us about warranty but has yet to offer repair service or any solution. For performance torque converters like Suncoast, they recommend red thread locker. Thank you for all the comments and recommendations.
Proving that Chrysler practices Bean Counter Engineering will not win you any compensation in a Court of Law. Cylinder head bolts 90-100 ft-lbs. Before going to the mechanic it was just a a very low noise only noticeable when accelerating in high speeds. With that said the torque specs are: Flywheel-to-crankshaft bolts - 105 Ft. The post will be deleted, this is not a review forum for specific shops.
You may need to use a small inspection mirror. Intake manifold bolts 32-35 ft-lbs. Select one of the options below to filter by 'Solved' or 'Unsolved' posts. Connecting rod bolts 40-45 ft-lbs. I have had a rental car for 10 days going on 11 days.
Anyone know the specs for the bolts being torqued? There is a plug, when i take it out the noise became more noisy. Warranty costs are the only thing Bean Counter Engineers understand, common sense escapes them because many of them never played in the sand box when they were young. The contact stated that while driving up a hill at 35 mph, the vehicle shuddered upon acceleration. Moparts America is one source: I can't remember the other place, hope some one else can. Fastener Type Torque Spec Main cap bolts 95-105 ft-lbs Connecting rod bolts 40-45 ft-lbs. Otherwise, I might need to get hold of a workshop manual if anyone nows where I can get one.
I started to hear a noise coming from the engine when I accelerate. I actually saw the crack myself in the steel. May need to hold the fan hub pulley in place while hitting the wrench with a hammer, it is a standard thread so left to loosen. The vehicle was taken to the dealer who replaced the transmission fluid and then informed the contact that the torque converter clutch needed to be replaced. Loose flex plate to converter bolts are a common cause of flex plate cracking. Connecting rod bolts 40-45 ft-lbs. I am in the process of scheduling another appointment because it continues to get worse.
Obviously, not questioning your claim, as I was recently able to spin my flex plate, with my pinky finger, like it was the bonus round on Wheel of Fortune. Then torque each one and finally complete a torque check on each bolt after the sequence is complete. A mechanic looked at the vehicle and confirmed the leak and shutter of the torkconverter. Connecting rod bolts 40-45 ft-lbs. Hello, Tighten the bolts in sequence Fig.
Make sure the mechanic uses thread locker on the four bolts that bolt the converter to the flex plate, or the bolts are pretreated with blue thread locker. There is no sense to short cut this and risk a torque converter becoming loose. Harmonic damper bolt 70-90 ft-lbs. Fastener Type Torque Spec Main cap bolts 95-105 ft-lbs Connecting rod bolts 40-45 ft-lbs. Rocker arms non-adjustable 18-22 ft-lbs.
The torque specification varies depending on the location of the manifold's bolt. Tighten the bolt at each end of the manifold to 17 ft-lb. Don't be fooled by the illustration of s 31-34, which includes a flywheel, as those are for engines fitted with a manual transmission hence they have a flywheel and associated manual clutch assembly instead of the flex plate and torque convertor assembly used with automatic transmissions. This can result in shudder during torque converter clutch engagement. We called Chrysler about warranty they said we don't have one. The vehicle stalled when it was hot or cold. Front cover bolts 12-18 ft-lbs.
Moparts America is one source: I can't remember the other place, hope some one else can. You can tighten the bolts from the inspection plate. Crossbolts for 406-427 40 ft-lbs. I bought the vehicle around the date of the recall issued and perhaps the dealership did not perform the fix prior to sale. Warp, Other than the discovery of this blue thread locker B. Failure to the tighten the bolts enough can cause them to come loose and cause severe engine damage. Also, the vehicle lost power and shut off while accelerating.