So I recently had my flywheel machined from a 3rd party and bought a new clutch. After driving the car I noticed a shudder. Took it back to mechanic. Mechanic said flywheel has a high spot. Person who skimmed flywheel said that the mechanics must have bent the clutch plate. I am wondering if the warped flywheel maybe caused the new clutch plate to bend? There is a 5mm high spot on flywheel even after it was allegedly skimmed. Who is responsible for my new clutch plate being bent?
This cannot be blamed on either party since the flywheel would show a spot that is low or high after it was machined. The flywheel may have what is called a "hot spot" from the last clutch slip which caused the flywheel to get hot, creating a hardened spot that would be hard to machine. At this point, replacing the flywheel and clutch with new parts will definitely solve the issue.
If you'd like a second opinion on this problem, consider enlisting a certified mechanic who can diagnose the shuddering you're experiencing and perform the necessary checks on these components to find what exactly is at fault.
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