How do I know if my car has a dual mass flywheel?
- Check the friction surface for excessive heat checks and scoring.
- Check for excessive grease loss due to overheating.
- Check for visible damage including the ring gear, and other parts found inside the bellhousing.
- Check the rotational free play.
- Check for secondary plate rock.
Beside this, what are the symptoms of a failing dual mass flywheel?
The failure symptoms of a dual mass flywheel
- Sense of something hitting the clutch pedal from underneath.
- Squeaking sound and shake down.
- Clunking and grinding noise from the engine compartment.
Also Know, do I need to replace dual mass flywheel when replacing clutch? No, you won't burn-out your new clutch plate if you fail to replace the flywheel. Many, (if not most) modern cars have what are called 'dual mass' flywheels. Dual mass flywheels wear. Usually, by the time the clutch plate needs to be replaced, the flywheel also needs to be replaced.
Then, how long does a dual mass flywheel last?
four to five years
How long will a bad flywheel last?
4 Bad Flywheel Symptoms Unfortunately, flywheels do not last forever. They gradually become worn as they are consistently used in the vehicle. If your flywheel becomes too worn out or damaged, there will be some noticeable symptoms that you won't be able to ignore.