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    what is the dmf and what does it do,it seems like a common problem on the cdti.

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    Dual Mass Flywheel

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    its a dual mass flywheel which is a 'damped' flywheel to absorb vibration in diesel engines, vibrate like hell when they go wrong

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    Stop dangerous Torque spikes - which cause excessive vibration - travelling through to the gearbox when starting the engine.

    Gazza4

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    Thanks for the replies,im just trying to get clued up on these common faults since ive only had my car 5 wks so i no what to keep an eye on,
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    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bFnLM...eature=related

    Take a look at this video, I know its VW but the same principals, look how its broke and what causes the vibration once its failed..

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    Quote Originally Posted by Gazza4 View Post
    Stop dangerous Torque spikes - which cause excessive vibration - travelling through to the gearbox when starting the engine.

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    Its a long time (many years) since I did any car theory stuff but by dipping the clutch at engine startup would this not prevent any vibrations travelling through to the gearbox?

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    Probably, and also reduce strain on the starter as it won't be turning the gearbox components either.

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    Always did the clutch on start up... receommended in the manual as well.

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