Replacing fly wheel

Tiny
LIZZY55
  • 2005 MERCURY SABLE
  • 6 CYL
  • FWD
  • AUTOMATIC
  • 73,456 MILES

My mechanic says the labor to install new fly wheel and starter is high because you have to drop the engine. Is this true?

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Wednesday, July 20th, 2011 AT 4:04 AM

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Tiny
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Either that or remove the transmission. The flywheel / flex plate is between the transmission and engine and connects the two of them together. It is indeed a big job to replace it. You can expect it to take between six and eight hours.

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Wednesday, July 20th, 2011 AT 4:38 AM

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