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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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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Putting car into any gear for the first try isn't smooth

2013 Ford Focus 1.6 Diesel, manual - when I press the clutch pedal and put it into first gear (it's doing the same thing in all gears), it's not that smooth. However, if I put it into neutral and put ...
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rattle at very low speed

when in very low speed I get rattling,this had started only in when in 1st or 2nd gear and pulling away but recently I hear it when not in gear, could this still be caused by release/throw out bearing?...
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AC clutch plate on and off

My ac was not working so I installed a new ac pulley, clutch plate, and coil. Now it seems to be working fine again. I notice, however, that the clutch plate engages and disengages fairly regularly (...
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Car Jerks When Not Accelerating

So, I just recently mounted snow tires on my car (or rather, paid someone else to do it), and on my way home I noticed that whenever I take my foot off the gas pedal the car jerks forwards and ...
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Slight metallic ringing noise when clutch pedal is our, goes away when clutch is depressed

I have a 2013 Mini Cooper non-S (R56) with manual transmission. I’m hearing a new noise, and I’m trying to diagnose what it is. The noise is faint but noticeable, but hard to get on video. It’s a ...
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Clutch noise when disengaged

I recently had the clutch replaced in my 2008 Subaru Outback. About 2 weeks afterward, I hear a squeaky noise when the clutch is disengaged. What could be causing that?
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Clutch Pedal Feels A Bit Grindy

Mazda 3 Sport 2017 with 22,000 Miles on the clock ( car had 20,000 miles when I purchased it ) Recently sometimes the pedal feels a bit grindy when bringing the pedal back upwards. The higher the revs ...
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Car making loud PAT sound and also sometimes making quiet pss sound when shifting gears sometimes

i have 2000 FIAT Siena 1.4el 5 speed manual and its done only 105000km (around 60000 miles) in 23 years ever since we bought it in late 1999 , it has cable operated clutch and sometimes i hear really ...
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Hyundai i10 clutch pedal gets hard after driving for some time

My Hyundai i10 2009 model's clutch pedal will be smooth to operate when the car/engine is cold, If I drive the car for more than 1/2hour then I feel that the clutch pedal gets hard to operate, its not ...
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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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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 pedal sticks in semi-released position, then snaps rest of way -- worn disk? Something else?

Recently, I was trying to climb a slick frosted country road (near my home), and had to ride the clutch quite a bit to do it. At one point, I got stuck in a snowdrift so that the car wasn't moving at ...
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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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Clutch slipping problem for 2005 Corolla

I have a 2005 Toyota Corolla CE, with 5 speed manual transmission. Within the last couple of months, I have noticed some clutch slippage, especially when shifting into a gear and accelerating. At ...
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Poor Uphill acceleration and skipping gears

I have a Honda CBF125cc 2010 model. I have recently tightened the chain and changed the sprockets. In the last couple of weeks my bike seems to skip 4th gear. I can physically move the gear shifter ...
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Clutch Judder That Goes Away After Driving

If any of you have experience with this or know what could cause this please let me know I've taken it to two shops, one dealership and one was an indie shop. Both of them charged me a diagnostic fee ...
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KIA Ceed 1.6 CRDI problems after clutch change

My 2008 1.6 CRDI Kia Ceed had a clutch change a few months ago and since then it's had a few problems. Turbo boost seems to come in late and sometimes the engine light comes on with a P0299 error, ...
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2009 Scania G360 opticruise with clutch gearbox problem

I Have a euro 5 no adblue Scania G360 LA4X2HNA Opticruise with clutch. Mileage is 341931 kilometers. The problem is that sometimes when in gear it throws out of gear. This only happens with gear 2 4 6 ...
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Fan blade spinning very fast during acceleration

2008 Ford Ranger with the 3.0 Two months ago I replaced the fan clutch and the coolant temp sensor to address this issue. It did help a little, especially when the car was idling in the driveway, ...
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Stuck Clutch 1995 Alfa Romeo 916 S 2.0 l TS

I bought a Alfa Romeo 916 and knew I would have to do some work on it, including replacing the clutch. I bought a LuK clutch and replaced the clutch plate, pressure plate, and throwout bearing (...
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Car Rev Counter +200

When i change upto 3rd, 4th, 5th gear and put my foot on the acceleration my rev counter flicks up 2/300 rpm before returning to normal rpm. The best way to describe what it sounds and feels like is ...
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Why is it hard to shift gears?

Why is my transmission extremely stiff and resistant to changing gears when I drive? I drive an Opel Combo C manual. While driving through the mountains, and lots of engine braking, I noticed a smell ...
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Saturn Ion clutch pedal and clutch master cylinder push rod equivalents

I need to replace the clutch pedal and clutch master cylinder push rod on my 2006 Saturn Ion. The clutch pedal is getting hard to find. Rather than paying more than I can afford and waiting for it to ...
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I can't get my car into first or second gear without lifting the reverse trigger on the gear shift knob, is it safe to drive?

My car is a 2010 vauhall Astra, if I try to get into first or second gear it feels like there's something physical blocking me. When I lift up the trigger on the gear stick, that you usually use to ...
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Rattle at some point of clutch engagment when the pedal is coming up

I can hear rattling noise when I am releasing the clutch pedal. The problem is as follows. I push the clutch pedal to the end, change to the first gear, and start releasing the pedal (without pushing ...
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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 ...
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Trouble with 2004 rodeo clutch

I have a 2004 rodeo and the clutch went soft the other day and no longer has any pressure in it. I have changed out the slave cylinder, Checked the master cylinder Check all lines for leakage Have ...
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new stage 1 clutch slipping after upgrading mag size?

~I installed a stage 1 clutch kit on my 07 Mustang v6. As long as the mags are 17's there is no issue, but as soon as I went to 18" with sticky pirelli's... the brand new clutch slips and over revs ...
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Slave leakage with levels between min and max?

Rover 75 v6 Petrol. My clutch went and had to have it towed back to my house. I was told the slave has a leak. I’ve checked the reservoir and the level is between min and max. My question is, can I ...
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Spinning clutch by hand with alignment tool?

I'm in the process of cobbling together a custom clutch fork/pivot/throwout bearing setup for a classic Chevy with a reproduction clutch, but I'm having difficulty measuring the clutch pressure plate ...
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Car struggles to pull off up hill

Could anyone help with another issue/potential issue I have? When I am parked on a hill, facing upwards, I put my car into first gear and when I pull off it feels as if I am towing something heavy, ...
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2012 Fiat Scudo van 2.0JTD 128PS

I have a manual box fiat Scudo van and the clutch is ridiculously heavy! I have never driven a vehicle with such a heavy clutch. It works fine but is slowly wearing out my knee joint. When driving it, ...
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Motorcycle moves forward when in gear even with clutch lever pulled

I recently bought a KTM Adventure 390. When I start the bike in neutral and then shift to first gear, the bike moves(jerks) forward a little, even though the clutch lever is still pulled all the way. ...
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Hard to shift into first and reverse, and weird noises

I have a 2000 Honda Civic, and I've been having some issues with it. It is very tough to shift into first, and sometimes when I shift into reverse I can hear the gears grinding and the car lurches a ...
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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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Craftsman T100 doesn't fully engage

My main drive belt is not damaged or stretched, but when I release the brakes, it doesn't fully return, getting stuck. Any suggestions on what the problem is? I don't see any debris that could be ...
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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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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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Very hard to engage reverse gear when engine running

Hyundai elantra 2009, recently its really hard to engage reverse when engine running (grinding noise). When driving its also easier to change speed when rpms is matched. I already changed clutch ...
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How to test a clutch

I have just bought a second hand car, and I have the feeling that the clutch is worn out. How can I do a quick clutch sanity check?
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How do I find a replacement clutch and brake assembly for my chainsaw?

I don't know anything about technical specifications for chainsaw clutches. I'm not asking for shopping advice, but I don't know how to determine which parts are compatible. Last year I bought an ...
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Change gear without pressing the clutch when engine is off

Is it OK to change gear without pressing down the clutch when the engine is off? Does it damage or wear anything? Besides the general question, I also have a more specific question: When starting a ...
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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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If I replace the stock clutch and flywheel in an RX-7 to JDM after market models, do I need to calibrate the gears

I was watching a video on Youtube, the source of all information, and I watched these people replace the clutch and the flywheel of the transmission because it was in less than ideal condition. They ...
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My (manual) transmission won't engage any gear 1 day after escaping bog

I ended up driving my front wheel drive manual sedan down a road meant for 4wd's due to inadequate signage (and poor judgement on my part). I saw a river and stopped before it, unfortunately the road ...
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2010 Ford Ranger 4.0 manual clutch problem

I took out my Ranger and on 2d gear my clutch suddenly dropped and had no pressure and then I had to take it home in 1st gear as it’s not shifting gear when in start. So I thought it’s the clutch ...
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Downshifting on a manual transmission, do you you need to do it one at a time? [closed]

An actual use case: you're coming at a red light 200m out and you're in 3rd or 4th gear, do you need to downshift all the way to 1st gear, one gear at a time, in that span of distance, or can you ...
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Riding a wet clutch on corners [closed]

This question only applies to wet clutches. Say you're going at 30mph in 3rd gear and the road ahead has an upcoming bend such that a downshift is warranted - the bike would begin to shudder if you ...
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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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