Take the 2-minute tour ×
Motor Vehicle Maintenance & Repair Stack Exchange is a question and answer site for mechanics and DIY enthusiast owners of cars, trucks, and motorcycles. It's 100% free, no registration required.

Do I have a cable or hydraulic operated clutch in my Vauxhall Astra 1.7 diesel 2005 model?

share|improve this question

1 Answer 1

I thought I knew, but I'm not 100% sure. What you can do is open your bonnet and look at the gearbox. If there's a steel cable operating the clutch mechanism, you have a cable clutch. If it's a solid piece of steel, it's a hydraulic clutch.

If it's not immediately clear where these things are, have someone operate the clutch and gearbox while you have the bonnet open. The things that move will be your clutch and gear mechanisms.

Update: Turns out it's a hydraulic clutch: http://www.astraownersclub.com/vb/showthread.php/694456-Astra-h-1-7-cdti-clutch-fail.

share|improve this answer

Your Answer

 
discard

By posting your answer, you agree to the privacy policy and terms of service.

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.