Q: Flexplate cracked

asked by on

The flexplate is cracked.

This is a common failure on your vehicle. Typically this occurs because the torque converter bolts come loose, or if the transmission was ever removed and the bolts were not torqued properly this will happen. The only way to repair it would be to remove the transmission and replace it. You should enlist the assistance of a transmission shop so that they can also make sure that there are not any transmission problems that may have caused this.

Was this answer helpful?
The statements expressed above are only for informational purposes and should be independently verified. Please see our terms of service for more details
  1. Home
  2. Questions
  3. Flexplate cracked

Get an instant quote for your car

Our certified mechanics come to you ・Backed by 12-month, 12,000-mile guarantee・Fair and transparent pricing

Get a quote

What others are asking

Q: What's is causing a bump in my steering wheel, worst when slowing down but not braking

Hello and thank you for contacting YourMechanic. Check the condition of the tires on the front to make sure that they are not cupped. If the tires are cupped, you will need to replace the tires and check the shocks....

Q: Gas smell while driving.

Smelling a gas odor coming from your vehicle is never good experience and it usually means there is a leak somewhere. From the description provided, it is quite possible that the EVAP Purge Canister has developed a leak and needs...

Q: Blower motor stops when I accelerate

Does the motor stop or is the location of where it blows out of change? What you may be experiencing is that, when accelerating, the intake manifold vacuum is decreased. Vacuum is used to change the vents from defrost to...

Related articles

P0240 OBD-II Trouble Code: Turbocharger Boost Sensor B Circuit Range/Performance
P0240 code definition Turbocharger Boost Sensor B Circuit Range/Performance What the P0240 code means P0240 is an OBD-II generic code triggered when the Engine Control Module (ECM) detects the intake boost...
Rules of the Road For Iowa Drivers
Driving on the roads requires knowledge of the rules, many of which are based on common sense and courtesy. However, even though you know the rules in...
P2103 OBD-II Trouble Code: Throttle Actuator Control Motor Circuit High
P2103 means there is a fault with the throttle actuator control motor circuit, likely due to a defective electrical component or part.