Tag: flywheels

6 Posts

Damage caused by starting an already running car
Jul 30, 2015

Today: Starting a Car That's Already Running

Dear Car Talk

How much damage is done to the starter and other parts when you restart a car that's already running? Car Talk explains.

flywheels starters

Jan 01, 2000

Why are you going through starters and flywheels? Shims might be the answer.

Dear Car Talk

I have a Chevrolet Caprice with a V- and miles At miles I started getting a grinding sound when starting the car I replaced the original starter but the problem continued At miles I replaced the flywheel The old flywheel...

flywheels starters diagnostics

May 01, 1997

When I turn the ignition, it sounds as if the car is already running...but it's not.

Dear Car Talk

My Nissan SX gave me quite a scare I turned the ignition key and it sounded like the motor was already running I sat there for a minute thinking I had left my car running No I had the keys...

flywheels

Sep 01, 1996

Is my car's flywheel problem typical of Camrys?

Dear Car Talk

I have a Toyota Camry Several times when I turn on the ignition to start the engine it sounds like the starter is turning but the engine isn't When I called my mechanic he thought it was teeth missing on...

flywheels

May 01, 1992

What we normally recommend for root canals and crowns.

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I own a Pontiac Sunbird with lots of extras It's a super car for me with one exception Sometimes not always there is a very loud scraping sound when I turn on the ignition key I try again and again...

flywheels

Dec 01, 1991

Save your prayers for something more important.

Dear Car Talk

I own a Toyota Camry automatic transmission that has a chipped flywheel My mechanic said it develops when the starter key is turned on while the engine is already running I can remember two times when I did this Once...

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