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How do I fit a new transmition

I have striped my gear box and found the fly wheel broken , I have a replacement but the touck convertor has come away from the gear box . What is the step by step method of replacing it?

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Automatic vehicles does not have a flywheel, it is called a flex plate that is bolted onto the cranck shaft and onto the torque convertor.
The easiest way is to put the transmission on its tail standing it upright taking care not to damage the sael at the back and than slowly lowering the torque convertor down on the shaft turning it at the same time to make sure that it engages in all the different splines in the transmission.
If the flex plate is broken it means that something caused it to break, make sure the transmission is in good condition and not jerky when you drive.
Also make sure that the bolts that holds everything together is propperly torqued, loose bolts can also cause the flexi plate to crack and than eventually breaks

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