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  1. why do flywheel and torque convertor bolts need replacement?

    Range Rover Evoque / L538
    Hi! This is my first post on this forum. My brother took his 2013 Evoque in for service and the dealer came back with a long list of things that need to be done including replacing flywheel and torque converter bolts. I've never encountered this in any of the cars I've had. Is this a common...
  2. L322 Starter Grinding on Flywheel

    Range Rover Mark III / L322
    Hey everyone, I'm new to the forum as well as owning a RR but I didn't walk into the purchase oblivious to the costs of ownership. I enjoy the play so I purchased prepared to pay but I have a question before I run to the dealer or an indy screaming 'TAKE MY MONEY". I've had the truck for about...
  3. Flywheel locking pin

    Range Rover Mark III / L322
    Hi, I need to lock the flywheel of my 2004 Range Rover (BMW M62 engine). The Cam tool locking kit I ordered came with the locking pin (see attached). Its way too long to fit into the Flywheel pin hole. Can someone advise me if this will fit if I cut the length down and if so, what should the...
  4. Dse torque converter & flywheel

    Range Rover Mark II / P38
    Hi My 86 2.5 dse died so got a replacement engine. I'm swapping bits on to the new one and just discovered an issue at the final job. I've taken flywheel spacer and plate that bolts to torque converter from old engine to put on my replacement. But it doesn't fit right. The old engine in end...
  5. Need help. Flywheel damage.

    Range Rover Mark II / P38
    Changed my front oil seal today and managed to bend a few U sensors on my flywheel. It now doesn't run right at all. I tried to bend them back but obviously it is still not right. What needs to be done and what kind of job is it? Do I need a whole flywheel or can you just replace the ring that...
  6. Flywheel problem

    Range Rover Mark II / P38
    Hi, I have to have the flywheel assembly replaced on my 1995 P38. Mechanic doing the job tells me the dual mass type fitted is a known problem. He said they are good for around 90,000 miles. My P38 has done 114000. My question is, is it worth considering a second hand part for this or not...
  7. Starter is not catching flywheel

    Range Rover Mark II / P38
    So I've replaced my starter an still same thing it's kicking out an spinning but not catching the flywheel. My buddy says you can't mount a fly wheel wrong.. For some reason I don't believe him. So my question is why would this happen? Anyone have ideas? An pics of your fly wheel would be much...
  8. Flywheel locking pin bent in housing

    Range Rover Mark III / L322
    I am in the process of replacing timing chains, guides etc, overhauling vanos, sealing valley pan and replacing various bits and bobs whilst the engine is stripped down. All going well except! During removing the crank pulley bolt after heating and fighting and a lot of swearing, i had the crank...
  9. Broken rivets holding reflector ring to flywheel

    Range Rover Mark II / P38
    Pulled my tranny to replace the drive plate and found one rivet sheared off of the reluctor ring. The other rivets are very slightly loose so the reluctor ring has a little movement. This damage was caused by broken pieces of the drive plate. A new flywheel is $758. Has anyone replaced the...
  10. flexplate flywheel to torque converter markings

    Range Rover Mark II / P38
    New (used) motor install. Need help understanding the markings at the face of the flex plate flywheel. my new motor has a mark at the starter and another just beyond it. No marks i can see on the torque converter in the bell housing. Id like to marry the two tonight but Im perplexed by the...
  11. Cracked flywheel?

    Range Rover Mark II / P38
    Hi all. I have numerous issues with my car, however the latest one is the one that is causing me the biggest headache. At the last service, I asked my mechanic to check the exhaust (I have a custom 2.5" exhaust that has 2 ends) as I would often hear it banging when I would first start the car or...
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