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06 Chevy Aveo 5-speed Manual - every gear I put in it's like it is in neutral

I have an 06 Chevy Aveo 5 speed manual transmission and about 200,000 mi on it I just bought it so I don't really know too much about the history the problem I'm having right now is that I could put ...
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Why did old planetary gearboxes use servos and brake bands instead of multi plate clutch packs to brake certain elements of a planetary gearset?

For example in the picture below you can see an allison cd-850 planetary gearbox which was first designed in mid 1940s and used in patton tanks. We can see that it uses brake bands to hold the ...
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02 ford f150 v6 manual clutch problems

i have a 02 ford f150v6 manual. i was pulling my camper no problem. i stopped on a hill. burnt the clutch and had to back up. went into gear no problem and pulled her up the hill to flat ground and ...
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Clutch bleed (reservoir shared with brake system)

My Civic has a separate fluid reservoir for the hydraulic clutch system. I bled it last week with the method outlined below and it went great. My Yaris shares a single reservoir of brake fluid for the ...
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New clutch questions

I just had the clutch replaced in my 98 civic ex. First thing I noticed is that the engagement either grabs or doesn’t, if that makes sense. I’m used to being able to “ride the clutch” a bit to get ...
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Replaced clutch master cylinder - won’t shift right unless I remove free play in pedal?

Hello I recently replaced the clutch and master cylinders in my 98 Honda Civic with 192k original miles on the clutch. After setting the pedal free play to 12mm (per service manual specs) I noticed it ...
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Always ensure clutch fluid reservoir is full when bleeding?

I heard that you need to ensure when bleeding clutch fluid the reservoir needs to be full otherwise you will have to start again.lbdue to air getting in. Is this true and if so Does this mean as you ...
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Can a problem with clutch hydraulics cause car not to steer straight?

For example if you have leaks or air I imagine the gears won’t engage properly. Could this lead to lower transmission and engine performance which In turn leads to car not feeling straight, maybe ...
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Can air get into the clutch hydraulics system without water getting out?

If clutch fluid comes out of the clutch hydraulics system then obviously air will get in. Is there a for air to get in even if water is not leaking out? After bleeding the slave cylinder we forgot ...
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Grinding when Shifting to First Gear - 2005 VW Jetta 2.5L (5-speed manual)

I have a 2005 VW Jetta 2.5L (MK5, 5-speed manual) and the clutch grinds when I shift into first if I don't depress the clutch pedal for about a second or two first. One thing to note is that before I ...
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Intermittent soft clutch 64 reg ranger

I have a 64 reg Ranger the clutch pedal keeps going soft at times and this morning went to the bottom and couldn’t get going until I managed to pump the peddle. The fluid was change a couple of weeks ...
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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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Clutch fails to fully disengage, order of diagnosis

I'm about to get my hands on a 2001 Skoda Fabia 1.4 MPI (6Y) Manual which has a clutch fault. The clutch does not slip and once the car is moving, it's possible to drive it relatively normally. ...
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Nissan Qashqai 2009 2.0 Accenta smoke and flame

I had a new clutch installed in the car last week. 14kms later when I was entering the complex I noticed smoke coming from the engine. When I drove through the gate the clutch pedal went to the floor ...
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Clutch pedal feels sticky in cold weather

Car: 2010 Mazda 3 2.5L, Manual Transmission, 163000 kms. My clutch pedal feels sticky when the outside temperature is low(below -10C). By sticky, I mean it requires a bit more effort to push it in ...
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The clutch keeps going out in my truck

my 94 ford ranger was fine then all the sudden the clutch went out. It wont go into gear and when you try and put it in reverse it grinds really loud. i have replaced the master cylinder three times ...
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1998 cherokee sport 4x4 hydraulic clutch problems

The clutch in my 19 98 Jeep Cherokee four by four feels like its frozen. The transmission will not go into any gear, including reverse. Whether the car is started, or not.
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Why is my clutch not working properly?

1990 Toyota pickup 2x4. Once transmission warms up and you go to stop, when I push in the clutch it still moves as if the clutch is released. If you pump the clutch pedal a couple times it will ...
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Hydraulic clutch not engaging after bleed F350

1989 Ford F350 5.8 EFI. Manual. Clutch pedal was very stiff and was only able to disengage the clutch at the bottom of its travel. Bled the system, and now the pedal falls to the floor; clutch ...
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Fluids for Citreon Berlingo Diesel With Manual Transmission

Opened the bonnet, looked to LHS beyond screen-wash reservoir, removed cap on (?) hydraulic oil, found it to be RED in colour and below minimum level when engine not running. Went to shop: insisted I ...
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Toyota 04 Camry [closed]

please help Changed clutch and slave cylinder Trying to bleed it but just air bubbles Can't see any leaks It's a 2004 Camry Could it be the booster ?
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Which is it: transmission, clutch, or slave cylinder?

I have a problem with my '92 Geo Prizm 5-speed manual transmission. I could use some advice from someone knowledgeable about manual transmissions. Here are the symptoms: DURING cranking, in Neutral,...
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