i have a 2002 chevy cavalier 2.2 that i bought. guy said he was driving it and while driving down the road car stopped moving but engine was still running strong. i looked at the flexplate and appears to be cracked around the crankshaft bolts. any ideas on what could cause this problem.
Yea, faulty flexplate. I had the same thing happen on my 1995 Grand Am years ago. Hopefully, you have enough room in the engine bay to at least separate the 2 enough to just remove the fly wheel. Otherwise, the engine'* coming out.
finally got a different transmission in the car..but now the rear main is leaking like crazing and there is a knock. going to tear it down and hope to put a crank kit in it and everything else be ok. but hard to say the kid i bought it from never ran it out of oil.