WILL 2001 MERCURY COUGAR FLYWHEEL WORK FOR 2002

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  • liljshorty
  • 2002 Mercury Cougar
  • 150,000 miles

I have a 2002 mercury cougar I put another engine from a 2001 mercury cougar so I have 2001 engine 2002 transmission and I am leaking fluid will the wrong flywheel cause this leak? Currently on the engine is the 2002 flywheel. Will the 2001 flywheel work for the 2002 transmission?

Thursday, March 29th, 2012 AT 10:50 PM

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  • saturntech9
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What size engine do you have?

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Thursday, March 29th, 2012 AT 10:57 PM
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V6 2.5 l

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Thursday, March 29th, 2012 AT 11:56 PM
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Forgot to ask is this a manual transmission?Because you said flywheel which would mean you had a manual transmission. Automatic transmission would be a flex plate. Also what type of fluid is leaking?

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Thursday, March 29th, 2012 AT 11:59 PM
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Sry its the flexplate I got automatic transmission and its leaking transmission fluid from the torque converter seal

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Friday, March 30th, 2012 AT 12:29 AM
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The tourqe convertor lists two different ones for the 2002 model one is the same part numer as the 2001 model year the other one is a different part number.

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Friday, March 30th, 2012 AT 5:17 AM
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Great had some mechanics tell me the same thing thx alot appreciate you taking time to look into this for me

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Friday, March 30th, 2012 AT 6:18 AM
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Your welcome thats what were here for.

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Saturday, March 31st, 2012 AT 1:52 AM

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