Examining Chrysler 3.3 Engines For Broken Flex Plates

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Examining Chrysler 3.3 Engines For Broken Flex Plates

Post by chryslerguy » Wed Mar 09, 2011 8:51 pm

Good afternoon,

Until just recently, there was a discussion board forum entitled "Examining Chrysler 3.3 Engines For Broken Flex Plates" that has now disappeared. It showed a side-by-side comparison of the normal Picoscope results for this engine's crankshaft position sensor compared to it's camshaft position sensor, along with an excellent description of the problem, its symptoms, and the codes the engine normally gives off when a flex plate is damaged. Here is the link for the forum post that no longer exists:

http://www.picotech.com/support/viewtopic.php?t=48

If possible, could you re-create that support thread and its accompanying images in this thread? It was extremely helpful, and I used it to encourage several Chrysler garages to consider investing in Picoscopes for this very reason.

Attached is an image of what a side-by-side comparison of the Chrysler 3.3 crankshaft position sensor compared to it's camshaft position sensor in a vehicle with a damaged flex plate.

Your thread (from 2002) was essential to many mechanics being able to diagnose this problem correctly.

Thank you!
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Side-by-side comparison of the Chrysler 3.3 crankshaft position sensor compared to it's camshaft position sensor in a vehicle with a damaged flex plate.

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Re: Examining Chrysler 3.3 Engines For Broken Flex Plates

Post by AuthorMike » Thu Mar 10, 2011 10:38 am

Hi ChryslerGuy,

Please find the original post here - http://www.picoauto.com/support/topic48.html?

The thread is in the "Automotive Kit Hardware" forum section,


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Re: Examining Chrysler 3.3 Engines For Broken Flex Plates

Post by chryslerguy » Tue May 22, 2012 2:52 pm

Hi Mike,

Thank you for sending me that link! I see the thread still exists, but the (very helpful) photos do not. Is there any way to bring them back?

Thanks,

ChryslerGuy

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Re: Examining Chrysler 3.3 Engines For Broken Flex Plates

Post by Martyn » Wed May 23, 2012 6:08 am

Unfortunately they were links to an external site not under our control and they have been removed from there. If someone knows where they are now located we can update the links.
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Re: Examining Chrysler 3.3 Engines For Broken Flex Plates

Post by Autonerdz » Wed May 23, 2012 9:07 pm

Martyn,

I was unable to use my moderator powers to edit that old post and edit the links so I added a post and attached the original images.
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