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Vibration 1.6L I am going this afternoon to the trans shop, since the trans is pulled. Mechanic says flywheel moves in and out some, but if the crank is broke it shouldn't run at all under load....right?

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If the flywheel is moving the most likely thing is that the Thrust Washers are worn on the crankshaft.
The whole reason for the thrustwashers is to eliminate crankshaft end float.
It is quite easy to check, put a large prybar between the front crank pulley and a solid part of the engine and try to move the crank nose forward or backwards, you should not be able to see any movement even though there is a small amount of movement you should still not be able to perceive it.
If you can see movement then the thrust washers are well worn which will lead to vibration and loss of effecttive clutch travel.

Posted on Jul 24, 2008

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Yes.. be very safe while running this..

also rubber mounted revised clutch cable eliminates vibration..

Posted on Jul 24, 2008

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