Engine seized? 118k miles

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  1. qettyz

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    I'm very sorry about that, luckily i remembered totally wrong. Should really go back and read what i try to remember before scare someone;)
     
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    Progress, I think.
     

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    It’s less taken apart then it was the last time you posted. So, yes, this is progress.
     
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    Engine is in. I attached a photo of hardware I don't know the home for. I believe they are all related to the trans. The 2012 damper was a little different but I put it in anyways...
     

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    As long as the damper fit the flywheel, and the splines on the transaxle shaft, and the shaft is in the damper, I think you will be fine.

    I would, before attempting to start it, get all hooked up, then with front wheels off the ground, power button twice, shift to neutral, and spin the crankshaft pulley with a socket. If the wheels turn, that verifies crank is connected to transaxle thru damper.

    Or you can just put it back together and go for it.
     
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    The I dents on the outside rim of the damper went the opposite direction. Originally it indented towards the fly wheel indents. The new one did not. It's all bolted up so I have to assume it connected
     
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    Btw. How much does used engines cost at USA?
    I looked local used engines and for example found 2015 gen 3 with ~30k miles for 1500€, inverter 500€ and HV battery 1000€ from same wrecked car. Seems that there is no need here for those, since i think those are sold quite nice price.
     
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    All is well
     
    #228 Jamesmlemay, Mar 10, 2019
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    That’s a relief. I was going to be upset if it didn’t run after all of that.
     
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    You're telling me. It was spinning over and not starting at all and making a horrible noise. I figured it was the different plate or something. I made a post here saying it didn't work. I'm done. Lol. Then about ten minutes later I tried it again to record the noise and it ran quiet as can be. That is why my all is well post was edited. Drives nice too
     
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    If I remember correctly, You sort of gambled on the purchase of the car.. After it is all done now, do you feel it was worth it?
     
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    No I would have just went out and bought one for the same price or less. Lol I bought it as a car that runs and drives. From copart
     
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    Registering it Thursday finally. Lol. Glad to have my garage back. Or at least starting the garage recovery.
     

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    100 problem free miles so far. Although at about 25 mph I have a rotational noise that resembles poorly worn tires or bad wheel bearing
     
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    2500 problem free miles.
     
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