You haven't really given enough information, but a possible cause might be that the starter is not fully engaging the flywheel when it is starting the engine.
It is possible that the bendix or solenoid on your starter is bad. These allow the starter teeth to move forward to engage the flywheel. Take the starter to a auto parts store and have them check it.
Is it doing anything at all when you turn the key? If not, then most likely it's either a dead battery, loose/corroded battery connections, or loose/corroded starter motor connections. Less common but possible is the ignition key switch. If you hear a fast spinning sound but the engine itself does not turn over, then your starter motor is not engaging the flywheel and you will need to replace either the starter motor (more likely) or flywheel (less likely). Pray it's neither one of those, but sometimes you can get a sticky starter to work temporarily by rapping it a couple times with a hammer...IF you can reach it on these MPVs...
nope. you still have the 6 18mm bolts that bolt the flywheel to the crank
AnswerWhen a starter continues to run after the starter switch is disengaged, it could be caused mechanically by the pinion gear sticking in the flywheel teeth ( with multiple causes- bent starter shaft, worn flywheel teeth), or electrically: stuck starter relay (if it uses one), stuck starter solenoid (either by the metal piston sticking, or the electrical contacts sticking), or of course the ignition/starter switch itself. One needs to eliminate the possible causes one by one to diagnose the cause.
I'll let you know when I finish the steel flywheel I am making and test it out. If possible, i am going to run up the flywheel until it explodes, so I know a relatively safe speed to be running flywheels at in the future.
it shouldn't be possible but if it is you probably need an ignition switch
It rotates the other way. Yeah, right. You CANNOT put a flywheel on backwards. It's not physically possible to mate the flywheel with the crankshaft unless it is the correct direction.
If it's a grinding kind of noise it could be the starter not fully engaging into the flywheel. If that's the case you could be causing damage to the flywheel that could end up being quite expensive. If you've never changed a starter, I'd take it to a shop as soon as possible and have someone look at it. If you HAVE changed a starter in the past, make certain to look at the flywheel gear to see how much damage has been done. With the starter out and the battery disconnected, use a pry-bar or large screwdriver to turn the flywheel so that you can look at the teeth on the gear all the way around the flywheel. Make certain that the teeth are in good condition, especially if the noise has been going on for a while. On the other hand, the noise COULD just be the stereo, what do I know? ;) I am the same guy who posted this question. Than you for the advice. Yes, I have replaced the starter about two years ago (I took it to a mechanic, so I'm not sure if they really changed or not; I'll have to take their word for it). Now I will check the flywheel; althoug I don't know what it is right now. This problem has being going on for about 3 years. Thanks again. Try checking the ignition module (this is the part located inside the distributor). Often times, Mazda 323s have this type of problem.
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yes its possible
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the teeth on the starter could be worn out or the teeth on the flywheel could be worn out ... hopefully for you its just the starter if its the flywheel you will have to pull the tranny ...
Ignition coils generate the voltage needed to create the spark for ignition of the fuel air mixture, without it the vehicle will not run.
Possibly an umbrella wrapped around the flywheel?
Drill an appropriate sized hole in the end of the key and use a stud extractor. If that is not possible it is likely that you will simply have to cut it of and replace the flywheel
Here are some possible words:knotty - having knots or knotholesnaughty - bad, engaging in misbehavior
It is very possible that your steering wheel is locked. You may also be having a problem with your ignition system.Ê
possible that it was inproperly installed or needs replacing and it could be the clutch to so open er up.
Definately! If you have it backwards the springs will hit the flywheel before the friction surface will. Always put the flatter side toward the flywheel. You would have figured this out if you used the pilot tool and slid the disk up to the flywheel before covering it with the pressure plate, it would have been very obvious. Did you use a pilot tool?
It is possible that the transmission bands are out of adjustment. They are not able to engage because of the maladjustment.
It is possible, would be a odd coincidence.
Switch off the ignition and get out of the car as quickly as safely possible.
Yes, its not uncommon. Check first to see if the security light is on, on the dash. This will indicate a passlock problem in the ignition system.
get a new key or break ignition with flathead screwdriver or try wiggling old ket around Appended Aug. 7th, 2010: Possible pass-lock failure. this is a switch that is part of the ignition switch, and must be replaced with the whole ignition switch.
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