How to Remove a Stuck Chevy Flex Plate?

Answer It's common for a Chevy flex plate to rust enough around the crankshaft to cause a problem in removal. There's a tool that is designed to turn the flex plate or flywheel--a spanner wrench that grip... Read More »

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How to Measure a Chevy Flex Plate?

A flex plate connects to the crankshaft of an engine to the clutch of a manual transmission. For the flex plate to function correctly, it must be the correct diameter and match the bolt pattern on ... Read More »

How to Remove a Plate Stuck Inside a Glass Bowl?

Having a plate become stuck inside a glass bowl can be frustrating because pulling at it is unlikely to make a difference. Here is a simple solution for separating the two objects without breaking ... Read More »

How to Replace a Flex Plate?

A flex-plate is used in vehicles with an automatic transmission. It is directly attached to the rear of the engine on the crankshaft. The flex-plate has a ring gear surrounding the outside circumfe... Read More »

What Is a Flex Plate on an Engine?

The transmission is one of the most complicated components on a vehicle. Its purpose is to transmit the power from the engine to the driven wheels, paddles or other means of propulsion.