I NEED HELP WITH DRIVE TRAIN ISSUES I BELIEVE MY CLUTCH OR TRANSMISSION WAS IMPROPERLY INSTALLED
1968 Chevrolet Camaro
October, 5, 2012 AT 8:18 AM
I haven't yet installed the starter and the crank wont move at all.
October, 11, 2012 AT 5:41 AM
So today I just backed out the bellhousing bolts and split the motor and trans apart. The crankshaft now spins freely. Do I have to bleed the lines for the throw out bearing? Is my problem in the slave cylinder? If so is there an adjustment I can make or would I have to replace it?
October, 11, 2012 AT 8:45 AM
So basically my current situation is if I back the bellhousing bolts out the engine will turn over but if they're completely tightened down it won't turn over at all. My biggest misunderstanding is how the engine won't even turn over in neutral? Shouldn't the input shaft spin freely once the trans is in neutral?
October, 13, 2012 AT 1:37 AM
THIS IS A GOOD ONE
SOMETHING IN THERE IS TOO BIG
JUST TO SEE IF IT'S BELL HOUSING RELATED
SPRAY PAINT THE INSIDE OF THE HOUSING WITH FLAT BLACK PAINT
GENTLY PLACE IT BACK ON (NOT SCRAPING OR SCRUBBING IT)
INSTALL THE BOLTS (OR A FEW OF THEM) JUST BARELY ENOUGH TO TO "INDEX IT" TO THE POSITION IT BELONGS (LOOSE ENOUGH SO THAT THE CRANK WILL TURN)
NEXT. HAVE SOMEONE TURN THE ENGINE OVER SEVERAL REVOLUTIONS WITH A WRENCH/ RATCHET
AT THE SAME TIME, "YOU" PUSH THE BELL HOUSING FORWARD WHILE THE CRANK IS TURNING
. SOMETHING SHOULD BE SCRAPING OR SCRUBBING ON THE INSIDE
REMOVE THE BELL HOUSING---LOOK FOR SCRAPED FLAT BLACK PAINT ON THE INSIDE. LOOK FOR PAINT PARTICLES ON THE CLUTCH STUFF
THIS MIGHT SHOW YOU WHAT TO INVESTIGATE AS BEING INSTALLED WRONG/ WRONG PARTS/ ETC