1985 CHEVY CAPRICE CLASSIC

  • Tiny
  • montreyle
  • 1985 Chevrolet Caprice
  • V8
  • 2WD
  • automatic

1985 chevy caprice classic 5.0L
whats the problem and how can I fix it?
when/if the engine rotate it rotates slow and make a loud scratching noise and dont turn over.
i have to pull on the belt to get it to turn over and this sometime work

Wednesday, November 24th, 2010 AT 9:59 PM

1 Answer

  • Tiny
  • caradiodoc
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  • 24,969 posts

Worn teeth on the ring gear. First remove the starter and check its teeth, but more likely the flex plate / ring gear will have to be replaced.

Caradiodoc

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Wednesday, November 24th, 2010 AT 10:03 PM

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