Vehicles with automatic transmissions have a flex plate. The flex plates connects the engine and transmission. Most flex plates are made of a thick piece of sheet metal with bolt holes for the torque converter and teeth for the starter. The job of a flex plate is to allow for expansion of the torque converter as engine RPM increases. The constant expansion and contraction of a flex plate over time can result cracks and/or shearing of the flex plate. A damaged flex plate can create serious.. (more)
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Even though they both turn the crank on startup, the flywheel and the flexplate are different parts. Since your Eagle Talon has an automatic transmission, there is no flywheel. Mounted to the front of your transmission is the torque converter, and it is responsible for gradually delivering torque to the transmission through the input shaft as your engine revs up. And the Eagle Talon flexplate acts as the bridge between the two; ensuring smooth acceleration across the power band.
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