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Old 08-11-2009, 04:07 AM   #1
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Tighten flywheel bolts to fix knock

I have a '94 YJ 2.5L with stick, stock as a stove. 4 sources say my knock could be a loose flywheel. The noise does seem to be coming from there and the flywheel moves some before meeting resistance by hand. Engine with pan off looks fine. Do I need to separate the engine from the trans to tighten the flywheel and/ or clutch bolts? Rebuilt engine, newly reassembled by shade tree mechanic. I need to do the work myself. If someone is going to screw up my Jeep, it's gonna be me!

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Old 08-11-2009, 09:51 PM   #2
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Update: The flywheel and clutch bolts were finger tight at best. Once tightened there is now no play. I haven't seen the mechanic that did the job in months. I wonder why?

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Old 08-12-2009, 07:19 AM   #3
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so the knock is fixed?
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did you have to seperate trans from engine to tighten the flywheel?
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