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Old 09-04-2017, 06:37 PM   #58
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Originally Posted by meridian View Post
Could be a failed damper plate. The springs fail and get jammed between the plate and block. You need to slide the trans back to check it out. You just need enough room to get a mirror in there. If you have the head off and can't turn the crank I'd bet on the plate.
Just went through all that myself...but pretty sure it was my dampner plate in North Carolina acting up, engine siezed up about 600 miles and 200 hrs later.....pulled tranny, yep.

Did the head gasket afterward though for a slight combustion to coolant leak if that thread comes up.
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