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Questions tagged [clutch]

The clutch disengages the engine from the gearbox in a manual-transmission car, enabling the driver to change gear.

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Overlay tachometer with clutch plate RPM

I've been thinking about this for manual transmissions, to ease RPM matching. Has anyone ever seen an additional dial (on the same tachometer) that shows the clutch plate RPM? In order to match RPM, ...
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Getting the clutch back together

I'm having trouble getting the clutch back together on my DR650. I'm following this guide. Everything is assembled back, but the clutch lever feels light when being pulled in and doesn't return after....
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Weird noise when clutch depressed and car rolling

I'm having a problem with my brand new car (currently 300 miles). Before stating the problem, you should now that when the car was 90 miles old, the whole clutch system was "lubricated" by the dealer,...
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Does clutch and gearbox order matter?

Does it matter if engine power goes through the gearbox before the clutch, or through the clutch before the gearbox? I'm not sure if there has to be a specific order of clutch & gearbox, or if it'...
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VW stick shift shifter lockout

So my 2007 VW GTI has 257k miles.. (I know.) But it is my daily driver for now. I went on the highway and while I was in 6th, it popped into neutral by itself. I got kinda sketch but I was like okay ...
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Stuck in neutral; throwout bearing still applied?

So, rebuilt a dodge neon. Started driving it and felt fine. Made it about 7 blocks and I hear a light click and then I'm coasting. Still goes into gears just fine, but it seems like the clutch is ...
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Slipping clutch on my Yahama YZF600R 2002 34,000km

I just bought my Yamaha YZF600r about 2 months ago and at first I noticed first and sec were slipping and last night when I went for a ride I lost all power and had to pull over. Bike will start no ...
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5th gear not working

I have a Ford Fiesta 1.4 Diesel that required a clutch change. Everything seemed fine with the car until about a week after the change. I was driving on the motorway in 5th gear and was getting off at ...
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Hard shifting gears 2003 Mazda 6 5 speed

My car was shifting fine no issues then suddenly after i came to a stop it was really difficult to get into 1st gear and then shifted hard to 2nd 3rd 4th and 5th. I stopped at a gas station to try and ...
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Low biting point after clutch change Ford Fiesta

Background story So, long story short my clutch went one day whilst I was driving on the motorway. The car hit about 60 and wouldn't drive faster and gradually slowed down. I pulled in at the next ...
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Clutch on 2009 Toyota Corolla S

I have a 2009 Toyota Corolla S, 5 speed manual. I started noticing a little difficulty with shifting, especially in second and fourth. Then one day recently the clutch was just about to the floor. I ...
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DB50QT-11 engine cuts out

purchased this DB50QT-11 as a none runner, fitted a new carb and it starts first time, but only when it's on the stand, if I stop the rear wheel from rotating it causes the engine to stop, I have a ...
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Clutch Pulses at low RPMs - Problem? [duplicate]

I drive a used 2009 Toyota Matrix S (80k miles), and this is my first manual transmission car so forgive me if I'm describing something obvious and pedestrian here. Recently, I've noticed some odd ...
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ESP/ASR fault and no power on my Peugeot Expert 2015 2.0 Diesel

My car accelerated very much (kind of like pressing the clutch while accelerating) with a ton of white smoke coming from the exhaust, then it lost power, and the triangle and ESP lights showed on the ...
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Is it correct to downshift to brake? [closed]

I'm taking the driving license and my instructor told me that I have to downshift to slow down the car, without using brakes. He said that I have to use brakes only when needed (when I need to stop or ...
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Tires always spins 49cc motor

Just bought this scooter and in order for it to start the back tire has to be off the ground and it keeps spinning and once the tire hits the ground it shuts off
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02 manual civic clutch pedal adjustment

Half a year ago I replaced the transmission and clutch of my 02 manual Honda Civic. I forgot to adjust the clutch pedal height. The current engagement point on this new clutch is very high, meaning ...
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Shifting into first gear not smooth

I have a problem with my 2005 Mazda Bounty, in that first gear has been difficult to shift into. It used to be worse, but changing the gear oil, and clutch fluid has helped a bit. Prior to ...
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Maruti Suzuki Swift Dzire VXi - Gear Shifting trouble - Across All Gear shifts

I have a Maruti Suzuki Swift DZire VXI 2013 model. I am experiencing problems during gear shift when the car is in motion. And the problem starts to happen only after i have drove for like 7-10 kms(...
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I jumped my Saturn Compressor - still not engaging

I jumped my Saturn compressor right to the battery but the clutch did not click nor engage. what does this mean? I also used the paper clip trick with the low pressure switch and it only turns on the ...
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Toyota Camry 1998 4 cylinder manual transmission

While in motion on 1st gear, despite clutch been pressed in full to shift on 2nd gear, the vehicle jerks even though its clutch not being released. Predominantly vehicle is jerking on 2nd gear ...
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Why does new clutch have much lower biting point?

Car is hyundai coupe 2006. When I bought this car it had a very high clutch biting point. I have checked with other owners and they have confirmed hyundai coupes come with high clutch biting points. ...
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Does clutch change make gearbox oil change neccesary?

I recently had a clutch change on my hyundai coupe '06. The mechanic told me he also changed the gearbox oil as it was the right thing to do. When changing the clutch, is changing the gearbox oil ...
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What does it mean to “chirp” a gear?

In this clutch / flywheel replacement guide, during the test drive, the driver says "I just chirped second gear! This car has never chirped second gear.". I do hear the quick "chirp" sound as he ...
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Grinding when shifting into gear (new clutch)

I was thinking of buying a car but it ALWAYS grinds when shifting into 4th gear (up or down) regardless of the rpm. It occasionally grinds when shifting into 5th and 6th (only up) at a higher rpm. ...
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Changing only release bearing and/or clutch fork

I own a VW Golf Mk5 1.9 TDI year 2005. I most probably have an issue with the release bearing and/or clutch fork and either the release bearing or the release bearing and clutch fork would need to be ...
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Opel Vectra 1.9CDTI 2008 caravan, clutch making a strange noise

I have a Opel Vectra 2008 1.9CDTI caravan. It has 177 000 kilometers behind. I got the gearbox changed to a refitted M32 at local garage. Before the gearbox was changed i got the clutch and DMF ...
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Strange ticking noise on Golf Mk5 1.9 TDI

I own a VW Golf Mk5 1.9 TDI year 2005. There is a strange ticking noise coming somewhere from under the hood and as it seems it starts and is mostly noticeable when I press on the clutch. This noise ...
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2002 Toyota Tazz slipping clutch

Does the 2002 Toyota Tazz 1.3 liter have an adjustable clutch cable? My clutch keeps on slipping - do I need to replace it or can I just adjust it? Thanks
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Early disengagement of clutch

I am facing one problem in manual transmission clutch, that we have a specification stroke 4.8±0.3 @ 0.8 pp lift. It means at 4.8 stroke minimum PP lift is 0.8 mm. But actually I am able to achieve ...
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Astra turbo sri clutch

I have just picked my car up from garage after 6 bearings and end plate changed on my Astra Sri turbo gearbox, now my clutch is slipping badly and I have an oil leak that wasn't there before
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Clio MkII Engine Support

I am planning on replacing the clutch on my '04 16v 1.2L Clio Mk II this week. To do this I'm going to use an engine support beam to very slightly move the engine over to the side. Where does the ...
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On a 2007 Ford Galaxy Clutch Replacement

On a 2007 Diesel Ford Galaxy, Do you need to replace the dual mass flywheel also along with the clutch. Thank You
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Motorcycle rear wheel stuck after being unused for a few years

I'm trying to get my old bike up and running again after a few years of waiting, mostly outside, covered but still subject to all kinds of weather. When i parked it it was fully functional, but now, ...
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06 ford.ranger replased clutch and slave

I replaced my clutch and slave unit on my 06 Ford Ranger. After bleeding the clutch I could not take it out of gear, but my gear shifter was telling me that it was in gear. What are your ideas on ...
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Squeak noise coming from clutch release mechanism when clutch disengaged

I need help diagnosing and fixing a sound coming from my 2007 Subaru Outback, 2.5L engine, 5 speed manual transmission. It is making a rhythmic squeak/chirping sound at idle, almost sounds like a ...
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Sharp strokes when the clutch is engaged

Daewoo Lanos 1.5 MT. Sharp strokes when the clutch is engaged. There is a shaking while driving in a slight upward slope without a gas pedal (metallic clang from the gearbox are heard) . Impacts on ...
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astra h 17 cdti clutch problem noise

the clutch make a noise when depressing the about 1/4 inch and stop when depressing clutch flat to the floor you can hear the noise when you pull away from the lights and when in top gear it stops
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Bike shaking while in half clutch

This is a UM Renegade Commando. The whole bike starts shaking when I leave the clutch, and I can't drive my vehicle in half-clutch. This problem usually occurs after the clutch is continuously used ...
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Is it a bad clutch or something else? Help!

I have 2006 infiniti g35 coupe sports package, I recently bought the car and all of a sudden the clutch starts reving very high. I'm talking in the morning it was fine but in the afternoon of the same ...
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Soft clutch on Ford Ranger following brake cylinder, clutch cylinder replacement

I need help with my Ford Ranger diesel 2.2 L clutch. It had a problem with the brake cylinder which I replaced. Then the clutch became soft and had little to no resistance, which becomes worse on ...
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Weird symptoms from the clutch

I drive Vauxhall Insignia diesel, 2.0. Never had any problems with a clutch, and yesterday it developed 3 faults! There is a grinding noise when the clutch pedal is pressed, not very loud. But ...
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Can't shift into any gear even when engine is off

For about a week there have been times that I've had trouble shifting into and out of gears on my 2010 Dodge Caliber. Some days it didn't do it at all, but others I had to put the car in and out of ...
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clutch,transfercase,manual,gears? Help 1994 toyota 4 runner [duplicate]

My 1994 4 runner will go into gear, but will not move. It does not jerk or stop running when i let clutch out while in gear? Is it the clutch, trance-fer case or something else? And if it is trance ...
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Clutch pedal won't go to the floor to engage neutral safety switch

This is a 1993 K1500 Sierra 4x4. I just replaced the clutch master and slave cylinders and bled the line. The clutch has pressure but it won't go all the way down to engage the neutral safety switch....
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Vehicle shaking after a new clutch job

I just recently replaced the clutch on my 2007 Subaru Impreza. I did the clutch myself and had the flywheel resurfaced at a shop. The car shakes when i accelerate from park to first until I release ...
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2003 Honda Civic Si - Do I need to drop my trans to replace the pilot bushing?

So I've been hearing this whining noise with the clutch engaged in neutral, as well as in gear around 3k rpm. After doing some research I am convinced that it's the pilot bushing. I saw a few guides ...
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Car Clutch issue after repair Vauxhall Zafira 2007

I replaced the gearbox cable at mechanic and after that the clutch box is not working properly. All the gears are very loose and the first gear sometimes works as a reverse gear but the reverse gear ...
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clutch installation

I am installing a new clutch in a 1999 Miata. When putting the tranny back in, I can get it in very easily, but it won't go all the way, it only lacks about half an inch. I can get bolts started but I"...
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Ford Fiesta MK6 deep moan with release of accelerator

While driving my Fiesta on the motorway I noticed that at around 3000rpm/70mph that if I release my foot off of the accelerator completely (I just let the current momentum propel me forward) the ...