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by fuxxy
Sun Feb 03, 2019 9:39 pm
Forum: Drivetrain
Topic: CVT "helicopter" noise - input shaft specs
Replies: 6
Views: 94

Re: CVT "helicopter" noise - input shaft specs

Hi I fixed mine a couple of years ago and can send you some sizes tomorrow if you want. I had a good input shaft that could be measured by guy I sent it to if he hasn’t installed it yet. Let me know I check this a few times a day. Jim in wintry (finally) BC Yes, please! Even if I end up purchasing ...
by fuxxy
Sun Feb 03, 2019 2:25 pm
Forum: Drivetrain
Topic: CVT "helicopter" noise - input shaft specs
Replies: 6
Views: 94

Re: CVT "helicopter" noise - input shaft specs

I'm hesitant to just buy a random input shaft from eBay, My ultimate goal is to keep this from happening again. "Do it Once - Do it Right"™

Has a root cause been identified yet?
by fuxxy
Sat Feb 02, 2019 7:04 pm
Forum: Drivetrain
Topic: CVT "helicopter" noise - input shaft specs
Replies: 6
Views: 94

CVT "helicopter" noise - input shaft specs

2005 Freestyle Limited AWD Mine started making the noise about 2 years ago. It's been parked since then. I'm reading the noise is caused by a scored input shaft. And the input shafts are very hard to find at a reasonable price. At work we have a full machine shop capable of welding the shaft and the...
by fuxxy
Sun Aug 10, 2008 3:23 pm
Forum: Drivetrain
Topic: "Failsafe mode" & "Check Engine" light
Replies: 146
Views: 40850

Re: "Failsafe mode" & "Check Engine" light

Looks like I just got bit by the bug. 2005 Ford Freestyle Limited AWD - about 40K miles Was letting the wife's little sister take some laps around a parking lot, asked her to stop and put the car in reverse - engine died and MIL (check engine light) came on - with the accompanying "Engine Failsafe M...