Questions tagged [clutch-plate]

A device used in vehicles to transfer energy from an electric or internal combustion engine from the power unit to the transmission. Specifically the clutch plate is the part of the clutch assembly which clamps the friction disk to the flywheel.

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Why does the clutch of my bike starts slipping?

I own a bajaj pulser rs200 which is a 200cc bike. I use is daily to go to work and back for about 20km. I usually ride fast and i am always above 7000rpm. I always release clutch rapidly after ...
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Clutch replacement: How to check if Diaphragm Spring should be replaced?

In the near future I will replace the clutch friction plates for my motorcycle (1984 Yamaha FJ1100) and most likely also the steel plates (the bike's done 80k km so I think they are due for ...
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When the engine is warm, it's hard to put in a gear

If I start the car, in the beginning I can put in a gear without problems. However, after driving for a while, putting in the gears becomes much more difficult. If the car is turned off, it is always ...
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2010 Mitsubishi sent up with the car just idling. The compressor isn't working because belt isn't turning & sparks & smokes a little when cranked

The compressor isn't working because the belt isn't turning causing it to spark and smoke a little bit when I crank it. That's without the AC or heat being on. Also, when I drive it it makes the loud ...
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Can't do adjustment in clutch cable in motorcycle

I installed a new clutch cable on my bike but after installation, its adjustment bolt was tighten at last. I don't understand why it is like that I can't adjust anymore in new cable. Please suggest me ...
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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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Why doesn't a car move when in neutral?

Handbrake is off all this time. I read/heard that while in complete stop or idle, when car is in neutral, there is RPM around 800 RPM. Does that mean the flywheel (which is connected to the engine) ...
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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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Motorcycle clutch longevity: Race v.s. Road

So I realize this question may be on the line of too broad, but I think the answer(s) could be of future use to others as well, so I’m asking. Bike: 2014 Kawasaki EX300A (296 cc I think) At 9,000 ...
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Motorcycle clutch with grinding sound

I have a Suzuki Gixxer 155 2015 model. After going to a shop for vulcanizing my rear tubeless tire, it felt like I was carrying a very heavy load. It was a very heavy traffic in my area so I used ...
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can i fit clutch friction plate of same size but different company for old motorbike?

Hey guys i've been searching for clutch friction plate for my suzuki tc100(1976)model. I couldn't find it so I'm curious if it's possible to fit with other plate of the same size if i could get one ...
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Jeep Rubicon sport 2007 3.7 won't go into gear

I need help please, my Jeep has a six speed manual geabox, but it does not go into gear. if you press the clutch it makes a noise, if you stop pressing the clutch the noise is gone, if you put it in ...
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Mystery-2008 Scion xB sticks in gear

So my wife has a 2008 Scion xB with a manual transmission. We've been having a problem that comes and goes with it, and is difficult to get to the bottom of. When we're driving the vehicle, it ...
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Is my clutch worn out?

I have Honda City i-detch 2014 India version. Symptoms: low pickup In third gear high RPM but very less pickup Gear shifting little hard Clutch paddle high than normal. I took my car to ...
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clutch makes noise and small vibration when disengaged

I recently bought a 1998 Kia Sportage. The previous owners said that the clutch was recently replaced, but I noticed after driving it for a while that when the engine speed is pretty high (around 4000-...
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How many fair labour hours to change a clutck kit of a 2L GWM Steed 4x4

How many fair labour hours required ti change a clutch kit of a 2L GWM Steed 4x4 please. Thank you.
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Why is there a power loss in my small engine motorcycle at a certain RPM range?

I own a TVS Apache RTR 160 (a single cylinder, air-cooled, carburetor motorcycle.) with close to 35000 kilometers. The bikes loses power in 2nd and higher gears, between 5-6.5k RPM. It loses power ...
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Can I confirm clutch slippage by shifting without disengaging the clutch (while stopped)?

This question got me thinking about a possible test that anyone driving a manual transmission could perform to diagnose severe clutch plate slippage: Engage handbrake, make sure there is nothing in ...
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95 Toyota Tacoma 4x4 clutch plate staying engaged

While pressing on the clutch pedal, the clutch plate is staying engaged. I have watched the slave cylinder and it is moving.
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2005 Honda CBF 600 -- clutch plates get stuck overnight

I bought a 2005 Honda CBF 600S, rode it for about a week, and then asked my mechanic to check if everything is OK, and to replace the clutch cable. The mechanic also replaced all the fluids, ...
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How to tell if you have a bad clutch?

I drive a 2004 VW Passat B5.5 that I bought used with quite a high mileage so it has therefore had a relatively large amount of usage (at 118k miles). I am curious to know how to tell if the clutch is ...
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What exactly is a clutch?

I found out recently that the flywheel, driven by the crankshaft, is connected to (or part of) the clutch. I have a basic understanding of what a clutch does due to the fact that I know how to drive a ...
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1982 Yamaha Virago - Several things are wrong and i'd like to repair myself

Several things have happened in the past couple days and I would like to know what could possibly be wrong before I take it all apart. Engine dies after letting off the throttle while on the road. ...
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Can a faulty gearbox cause a clutch to wear?

I bought an Iveco Daily Van new back in February (10 months ago) and yesterday it broke down. The basic symptoms being that it wont engage into gear (the engine start fine but when you depress the ...
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