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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Can't shift into gear (after clutch replacement) when engine is either turned off or hasn't been going for long enough!

Hi everyone. I really need help with this. I had my clutch replaced (the entire set and also the clutch slave cylinder) at a shop and now have following problems: when the engine is turned off and ...
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1.9 TDI Skoda Octavia estate with Multiple faults

I recently took my Skoda into the main Skoda garage to get some minor issues fixed, such as the cigarette lighter not working in the front for my satnav, a flashing orange coil light on the dash[for ...
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Is it worth replacing the entire clutch assembly when the clutch release bearing fails?

Subaru Forester 2011, about 110K miles on it. We've been told by a local mechanic (not a dealer) that the clutch release bearing needs to be replaced. The car makes some noise when shifting and prior ...
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Squeak during clutch in coming from just behind the firewall

I have a Hyundai i20 with merely 29000 kilometers on the odometer. Recently, while pressing the clutch, during it's last bit of travel it makes a rubbery squeaky noise which is likely coming from just ...
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Citreon c4 grand picasso clutch burnt out semi auto

Can anyone help... I got a car in Jan then early Feb it broke down and RAC said clutch had gone... The garage I got it from took car back for inspection to decide if I can get refund... Just heard no ...
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Low clutch biting point

I have a 62 plate 1.2 Ford KA Zetec. I’ve had it about a year and have been having problems for about 6 months. If I am creeping forward in traffic for longer than five minutes, the bite starts to ...
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Can forcing into gear with the engine off cause damage to the pressure friction plate, flywheel or cause the clutch to burn out?

In November 2019 a new drive train was fitted. I was not advised that a new clutch was needed. The car is 4 years old and has done 87000. Just over a week ago I broke down. I couldn't get the car ...
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94 Toyota Pickup hard to put into gear after clutch in too long

I recently purchased a 1994 Toyota Pickup 2x4 that otherwise runs great, but has a strange transmission issue. If I hold the clutch down for too long, it's impossible to shift into gear. Either ...
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Clutch burning smell after wooden ramp of crappy garage

Recently my tyre went flat and so I drove .5 miles to the nearest tyre garage which was asking my to drive up their wodden planks into the bodyshop. It was refusing to go up (unsure if it was stuck on ...
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Renault Clio Mk IV - Couldn't Shift Gears Intermittently

I bought a used Renault Clio (Mk IV; 2013; Dynamique S MediaNav; 0.9 TCE) in Ireland 3 weeks ago, and everything was working fine, but yesterday, my dad drove it, and he told me it broke down 3 times ...
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Gearbox vibrates vibrates on 1st gear and reverse

Opel astr g z18xe 2001.i have just changed my clutch plate only not the pressure and flywheel plate. Gear box vibrates when it is on 1st gear even on reverse. Why?
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No clutch fluid flows out through the slave cylinder bleed valve and no resistance in clutch

I have a CORONA 1986 Sedan (Model L-KT147V-TXKDS). The issue is when I tried to take the car out for a drive the clutch gave in. Meaning the clutch just went to the floor without any resistance. ...
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grinding noise when clutch pedal released

I have a 2010 Hyundai Tucson with 5-speed manual transmission. When the engine is cold, there's a loud but brief grinding noise when starting up as the clutch is released. It's been suggested to me ...
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can any clutch be used with the DMF or must there be a “dual mass clutch”?

can any clutch be used with the DMF or or you required to use a "dual mass clutch" as advertised by retailers>
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Clutch weird sounds

New driver here. I drive ford fiesta 2019, petrol, car is around half year old, 5k km. Sometimes when I need to maneuver slowly in 1st gear or reverse (for example in a parking lot or a very slowly ...
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Why i have no clutch

I changed the clutch,pressure plate and throwout bearing bled the slave and still no clutch all new and air free nothing it almost goes in gear but if i turn the screw to push more it pops the slave ...
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Clutch slipping for half of a second sometimes

It happened twice in 2k KMs. When I ride normally on 6th gear, clutch itself releases for half of a second(maybe less) and re engages itself. But during this time engine revs as I hold gas. What is ...
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Is a vibrating clutch after gearbox replacement normal?

My gear stick was getting stuck when changing gears and the mechanic thought there was a problem with the gearbox, so he took it out and replaced it with a 1.4 gearbox (my car is 1.2). I got the car ...
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When second gear is engaged the car doesnt accelerate and engine doesnt rev up? audi a3 1.6 2005

I recently had a gearbox which went through the casing and needed to be refurbished. Had a new clutch replaced along with it. Once i picked the car up i began noticing that when the car goes into 2nd ...
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Car is accelerating on its own

Car is accelerating on its own when I press down on the clutch, car is not in gear My 2013 seat Leon starts to rev slightly when I press my clutch pedal in Even though the car is in neutral Is ...
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Dry motorcycle clutch vs Wet motorcycle clutch discs material

I was wondering if the wet clutch discs on a motorcycle would be made out of the same friction material to the dry clutch discs. I understand this is probably not true, but does anyone know the exact ...
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Honda Fit clutch hard on the knees?

In my 27.5 years of car ownership, I've owned two Toyota Tercels and my current Honda Fit -- all manual transmission (MT). I've owned my 2013 Honda Fit (Canada) for 6 years, and I find that the way ...
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Honda Accord I-Dtec 2010 2.2 Clutch/Recall problem?

Hi I recently bought a Honda Accord Exec 2010 2.2 i-dtec 210k km, I own it for about 5 days now, I have been driving with it everyday, but since yesterday, A weird problem start to occur, When I am ...
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Clutch holds to floor while driving!

My car i20 clutch sets ...disc, bearing and plate, and slave cylinder has been changed recently. After that, all working ok...pulling, shifting, etc..all ok. No complaints. However, just about 3000km ...
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Opel 2.0 CDTI when revved past 2500 rpm won't pull

My 2014 Opel/Vauxhall Insignia 2.0 CDTI with a manual transmission has some acceleration problems in 4th 5th 6th gears. In those higher gears if I floor the gas pedal, the car will accelerate and ...
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Clutch pedal was down during driving but is up again?

During driving clutch pedal suddenly stuck to the floor however it has since recovered. Clutch fluid is present. Since this is intermittent or only happened once, what may be the likely cause? Is ...
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Clutch pedal hits floor

I have a Kia Soul 2011 with 140000 km on it which I bought used at 130000 km. Since I bought it I noticed that the clutch pedal touches the floor when I press it (but it comes back up) so I checked ...
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Is it normal for 1st and 2nd gear to feel “rough”

I have a 6 speed 2015 Honda fit that I just bought. I'm pretty new to the manual driving life so excuse me if this sounds a like a dumb question but whenever I try to go from neutral to 1st when I'm ...
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Clutch on new car

I recently bought a new Suzuki Dzire manual transmission and I have this weird behavior with the clutch’s biting point. When I start the car in the morning everything’s fine. The biting point is about ...
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Honda Civic 2006 AC clutch disengaging when warm

My AC on my honda civic 2006 works very well for the first 15 - 20 min after starting the car. Then the clutch starts engaging and disengaging frequently until eventually in about 10 min it completely ...
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Will greasing clutch parts make it softer

I have a Subaru STI 2009 with 180k kilometers on it a very hard clutch, closer to a truck than a usual car. It works fine and has been that way for at least the two years I've had the car but it is so ...
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Master clutch cylinder seal tears

There are tears (destroyed), on my new Wilwood master clutch cylinder piston seal...second Wilwood master clutch cylinder did the same. What can be done? This is on a Cobra replica.
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new clutch set- vibration at bitting point

Replaced dual mass flywheel and clutch with release bearing last weekend on my vw tdi. There is vibration through the car at bitting point, in 1st gear the most, can feel in reverse as well, but not ...
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Why does my clutch behave differently on hill starts?

I've got a 2014 Renault Clio diesel, so it's pretty easy to roll off from a flat standstill with just the clutch. When I do that, it does so smoothly, that is as I raise the clutch the car just moves ...
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Golf MK7 clunk/klik while engaging or disengaging the clutch

I have a manual transmission Golf 7 TSI from 2015 and when shifting in the lower gears(1->2, 2->3, 3->4) there is an audible clunk when engaging or disengaging the clutch. This however only happens ...
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Sante Fe: what kind of cylinder does the clutch have

How can I determine what type of clutch cylinder is on a Hyundai Santa Fe 2007? An auto mechanic who was giving me an estimate said if it was an "outer" type cylinder it would be very easy and cheap ...
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Won't go into gear (rare occasion)

I have a Nissan X-Trail T30. Recently, I noticed that the car won't go into gear from time to time. Most of the time, it drives just fine. It happens after driving quite a distance. I didn't notice ...
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2007 Subaru Legacy not engaging any gears

I was driving home the other night and I felt something snap below me. Immediately after, I had no acceleration. I can move the shift into any gear, but it's as if the car is staying in neutral. It ...
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Grinding sound when shifting up into 3rd gear from 2nd

just a quick question on the clutch I have on a vw polo. The car makes a short grind sound when shifting up into 3rd gear from second. It doesn't make this sound if it is shifted down into 3rd from ...
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Broken wire connector

The plastic part of the plug that my ac clutch connects to is broken. I cant get it unplugged. Im trying to change ac compressor in 04 kia sorento. I need easiest way possible to fix this
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Mazda 6 2004 Clutch Pedal Will Not Return

Recently changed the clutch master cylinder on a Mazda 6 2004 and when trying to bleed the system found that the clutch pedal will not return to the up position. Thought maybe a problem then with the ...
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Vauxhall Astra clutch pedal wobbly- quick fix?

I have a 2010 vauxhall astra, the clutch pedal wobbles from side to side a bit. I'm wondering if there is a quick fix to sort this... I've had a look at the pedals and seems like the joining which is ...
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Audi S1 New Clutch problem

I have fitted an uprated Sachs clutch (flywheel/pressure plate/friction plate/slave cylinder) and it drove well for about 100 miles. The bite was very low though. Without warning (on a hot day?) the ...
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ranger clutch problems

I just tried starting my 99 ranger I just acquired . The truck hasn't been started for over a year, it was parked because the owner believed it had a lower end bearing knock. I started the truck and ...
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Does tiptronic transmission always use clutches?

Does tiptronic transmission always use clutches or dual cluctch packs? Or are they also built on CVT or other automatic transmission technologies?
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No pressure in clutch after bleeding the system

I have a 1992 GMC C2500. When I got it there was no pressure at all in the clutch. I bleed it from the bleed valve for about 20 minutes to make sure there was no more air bubbles coming out. After all ...
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Repeated uphill starts on rocky track in second or third gear - damage to transmission?

I was driving on a steep uphill offroad rocky track in a manual car with a rather weak engine, with my family in the back. I stopped at one point to check directions. I'm not used to manual cars and ...
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Slight vibrations and strange feeling in pedals (clutch and gas) in stop and go traffic

The problem is as follows: when driving in stop and go traffic, at some point I can feel some slight (most passengers are not able to feel them) vibrations in the cabin, accompanied by a "scratchy" ...
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Grinding feeling when pushing Clutch 1/4 way - VW Polo SE 2018 Manual

I have a Manual 2018 Polo SE. Recently I have had a minor issue, sometimes when I am in first gear and I push the clutch down a quarter slowly or release it to 3 quarters slowly, I can feel what can ...
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Vauxhall Astra rev/rpm go high when I put my accelerator down after changing gears

I have a 2006 Vauxhall Astra SRI 1.8. Recently I have been experiencing an issue where after I change gear and put gas down, the car revs and seems like little/no power is actually going to the wheels....

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