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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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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Dodge Dakota 2001 gets stuck in first or reverse gear, then stalls

But it only seems to happen when I'm in a situation where I have to be on the clutch for longer than usual, like in a parking lot. This never happens when I'm driving anywhere or at a stop light. ...
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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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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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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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I have 5th gear issue , can i drive in 4th gear at 100km to 115km?

My car scares me while changing gear from 4th to 5th gear because it goes to 3rd gear. As a result on highways i get scared to change to 5th gear. Can i drive my car in 4th gear at speed range ...
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Gear Linkage repairs for VW Polo Mk3 (1997)

I had a problem changing gears on my Polo (1997, 1.4 petrol, 3 door, UK). It was hard to find the gears especially 1st and 2nd, and reverse would grind, and it was worse when the car was warmed up ...
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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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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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What is the purpose of the rubber cup in the master clutch reservoir?

My clutch feels fine, soft, fine, soft, etc. The other day I checked the clutch fluid and observed that I was not losing any fluid. I took out the rubber cup and put in back in. I remember before, ...
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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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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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Is vibration for a new clutch job normal?

I have a 2005 Toyota Camry (Manual Transmission). My clutch died on me last week - couldn't accelerate. I had the clutch replaced at a local mechanic. Now when I start the car off in first gear the ...
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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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What are the differences between a wet motorcycle clutch and a dry motorcycle clutch?

What are the differences between a wet motorcycle clutch and a dry motorcycle clutch? More specifically, what are the differences in applications performance reliability maintenance/repair
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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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Suzuki Swift Sport 2012

My car (2yrs old) needs a new clutch after 45km and Suzuki won't cover it under waranty. I'm no mechanic but the car has not been driven hard and has mainly had longer highway journeys never. Is ...
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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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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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Grinding when pulling of in first gear, all other gears fine

I have a 2004 toyota yaris. I hear a grinding noise from by the clutch when pulling off in first gear. If I lift the clutch up really slowly it doesn't make the noise. I'm just wondering what could ...
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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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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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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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Why does my vehicle still stay in gear when I press clutch to floor?

I've read these posts but I still don't fully undestand how a clutch works. Clutch Test Clutch Adjust Clutch Troubleshoot Clutch Has Low Catch A few weeks a go my mechanic replaced the clutch master ...
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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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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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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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An acceleration problem with my Pulsar 150

While driving long distances sometimes my bike has problems when accelerating. It doesn't go above the speed of 40kmh - the speedo stuck at 4(max 12) even after pulling full throttle. I have to drop ...
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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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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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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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Clutch pedal hard to push

We have a Diesel Ford Fiesta (Mk4) - manual transmission, and its clutch pedal is very hard to push after a short drive. I.e. in the morning it's ok, but later it becomes very hard to push. I'm no ...
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Motorcycle low top speed

I recently took my dad's unused pulsar 180cc and gave it an overhaul.I replaced the carburettor,airfilter,spark plugs and clutch plates.But the bike doesn't run like other motorcycles of the same ...
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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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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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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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Causes of early clutch failure EXCLUDING driver style

UK 61 plate, Ford Diesel Mondeo Estate, Econetic: clutch replaced at 31,800 miles; failure caused by 'driver style' I use my car daily for commuting and for business. It's supplied to me as a company ...
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Grinding sound when trying to shift into first after completely stopping?

I just bought a 2001 Hyundai elantra 5 speed manual. The past couple of days when I come to a complete stop and try to shift into first, it just grinds. Sometimes I have to put a little force into 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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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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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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What problems might cause car to temporarily mimic bad clutch type symptoms?

I noticed my car(civic vti 99) would on a few occasions have poor acceleration but rev really high and when this was happening I thought my clutch was on the way out. However after a few intermittent ...
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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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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 ...