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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Toyota Camry 1998 4 cylinder manual transmission

While in motion on 1st gear, despite clutch been pressed in full to shift on 2nd gear, the vehicle jerks even though its clutch not being released. Predominantly vehicle is jerking on 2nd gear ...
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Why does new clutch have much lower biting point?

Car is hyundai coupe 2006. When I bought this car it had a very high clutch biting point. I have checked with other owners and they have confirmed hyundai coupes come with high clutch biting points. ...
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Does clutch change make gearbox oil change neccesary?

I recently had a clutch change on my hyundai coupe '06. The mechanic told me he also changed the gearbox oil as it was the right thing to do. When changing the clutch, is changing the gearbox oil ...
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What does it mean to “chirp” a gear?

In this clutch / flywheel replacement guide, during the test drive, the driver says "I just chirped second gear! This car has never chirped second gear.". I do hear the quick "chirp" sound as he ...
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Grinding when shifting into gear (new clutch)

I was thinking of buying a car but it ALWAYS grinds when shifting into 4th gear (up or down) regardless of the rpm. It occasionally grinds when shifting into 5th and 6th (only up) at a higher rpm. ...
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Changing only release bearing and/or clutch fork

I own a VW Golf Mk5 1.9 TDI year 2005. I most probably have an issue with the release bearing and/or clutch fork and either the release bearing or the release bearing and clutch fork would need to be ...
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Opel Vectra 1.9CDTI 2008 caravan, clutch making a strange noise

I have a Opel Vectra 2008 1.9CDTI caravan. It has 177 000 kilometers behind. I got the gearbox changed to a refitted M32 at local garage. Before the gearbox was changed i got the clutch and DMF ...
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Strange ticking noise on Golf Mk5 1.9 TDI

I own a VW Golf Mk5 1.9 TDI year 2005. There is a strange ticking noise coming somewhere from under the hood and as it seems it starts and is mostly noticeable when I press on the clutch. This noise ...
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2002 Toyota Tazz slipping clutch

Does the 2002 Toyota Tazz 1.3 liter have an adjustable clutch cable? My clutch keeps on slipping - do I need to replace it or can I just adjust it? Thanks
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Astra turbo sri clutch

I have just picked my car up from garage after 6 bearings and end plate changed on my Astra Sri turbo gearbox, now my clutch is slipping badly and I have an oil leak that wasn't there before
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Clio MkII Engine Support

I am planning on replacing the clutch on my '04 16v 1.2L Clio Mk II this week. To do this I'm going to use an engine support beam to very slightly move the engine over to the side. Where does the ...
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On a 2007 Ford Galaxy Clutch Replacement

On a 2007 Diesel Ford Galaxy, Do you need to replace the dual mass flywheel also along with the clutch. Thank You
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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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Squeak noise coming from clutch release mechanism when clutch disengaged

I need help diagnosing and fixing a sound coming from my 2007 Subaru Outback, 2.5L engine, 5 speed manual transmission. It is making a rhythmic squeak/chirping sound at idle, almost sounds like a ...
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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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Is it a bad clutch or something else? Help!

I have 2006 infiniti g35 coupe sports package, I recently bought the car and all of a sudden the clutch starts reving very high. I'm talking in the morning it was fine but in the afternoon of the same ...
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Soft clutch on Ford Ranger following brake cylinder, clutch cylinder replacement

I need help with my Ford Ranger diesel 2.2 L clutch. It had a problem with the brake cylinder which I replaced. Then the clutch became soft and had little to no resistance, which becomes worse on ...
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Weird symptoms from the clutch

I drive Vauxhall Insignia diesel, 2.0. Never had any problems with a clutch, and yesterday it developed 3 faults! There is a grinding noise when the clutch pedal is pressed, not very loud. But ...
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Can't shift into any gear even when engine is off

For about a week there have been times that I've had trouble shifting into and out of gears on my 2010 Dodge Caliber. Some days it didn't do it at all, but others I had to put the car in and out of ...
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clutch,transfercase,manual,gears? Help 1994 toyota 4 runner [duplicate]

My 1994 4 runner will go into gear, but will not move. It does not jerk or stop running when i let clutch out while in gear? Is it the clutch, trance-fer case or something else? And if it is trance ...
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Clutch pedal won't go to the floor to engage neutral safety switch

This is a 1993 K1500 Sierra 4x4. I just replaced the clutch master and slave cylinders and bled the line. The clutch has pressure but it won't go all the way down to engage the neutral safety switch....
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Vehicle shaking after a new clutch job

I just recently replaced the clutch on my 2007 Subaru Impreza. I did the clutch myself and had the flywheel resurfaced at a shop. The car shakes when i accelerate from park to first until I release ...
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2003 Honda Civic Si - Do I need to drop my trans to replace the pilot bushing?

So I've been hearing this whining noise with the clutch engaged in neutral, as well as in gear around 3k rpm. After doing some research I am convinced that it's the pilot bushing. I saw a few guides ...
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Car Clutch issue after repair Vauxhall Zafira 2007

I replaced the gearbox cable at mechanic and after that the clutch box is not working properly. All the gears are very loose and the first gear sometimes works as a reverse gear but the reverse gear ...
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clutch installation

I am installing a new clutch in a 1999 Miata. When putting the tranny back in, I can get it in very easily, but it won't go all the way, it only lacks about half an inch. I can get bolts started but I"...
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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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Why won't my Mustang move in 1st, 2nd, 3rd gear after clutch change?

My mustang will not move in first or second or 3rd gear but will in 4th gear. I really need some advice regarding the issue. It is rattling when the pedal isn't engaged. I recently paid for a new ...
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Mini Cooper base

The shift cable bushing broke. I replaced it. I had to replace the slave cylinder and master cylinder. I have bled the clutch. I have a good clutch pedal with the car running and I can put it in ...
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Burnt clutch on new vehicle

I have a brand new Ford Transit, it has only 2000 miles, the other day on the motorway the car wouldn't go into gear properly in a traffic jam. I could only use 3rd and 4th gear. I managed to get the ...
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Motorcycle missing Neutral when it's on

I'm new in this (Motorcycling). I've bought a motorcycle (http://italika.mx/modelos/chopper/TC200/) I'm in Mexico. The issue is, that whenever the bike is off, I can shift really comfortable to N; ...
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Clutch Adjustment

I have a 2004 Suzuki Wagon R. I only have to dip the clutch a fraction to select a gear, which would indicate the clutch pedal is not coming off properly. The pedal is stiff, with no play in it. And ...
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Car Hissing on Neutral After Checking Spark Plug

So last night, two days after examining one spark plug and putting it back in, I noticed a hissing sound from the front of the car. This hissing goes away completely when I press the clutch pedal in. ...
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Is this transmission busted

This is a lancer evolution X MR with the Dual clutch TC-SST transmission: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Twin_Clutch_SST The car will not move when in gear, the engine will rev but the car will not ...
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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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Fiat Stilo 1.6 2003 - grinding when shifting

I have a Stilo, and I need to force it(most of the time) to get in to gear 1, and is grinding in rest of them ,but always I got different resistance from the stick. Also in gear 1 is making a funny ...
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are there any modern cars that use a mechanical clutch?

I know that it's still widely used in motorcycles but what about cars? I thought it would be easy to find out which manufacturers still produce vehicles with a cable actuated clutch but I guess I was ...
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After changing MTF, my truck grinds into every gear. Is this a symptom of a bad transmission? Or just a bad clutch?

After changing out the transmission fluid on my 1997 Nissan D21 4x4, the transmission started shifting really rough. My first piece of troubleshooting was to adjust the clutch pedal as specified in ...
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Clutch Fault, Ford Fiesta ST 16 Plate

I need some advice please regarding my Ford Fiesta ST-3 2016. I had a problem about 3 months ago, I was driving and the clutch randomly slipped causing the revs to shoot up. It was on a Saturday so ...
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Ducati Monster shifting gears almost impossible

I bought a brand new Ducati Monster 797 ABS. If I just turn the key the gears are shifting very easy and no problem finding neutral. Once the engine is running it is just about impossible to shift up ...
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2004 Toyota Corolla - Sudden loss of clutch engagement

I was driving to work this morning when all of the sudden at 30mph the clutch disengaged. I had just shifted in to 3rd when it happened and initially i thought i hadn't got it in gear properly, but ...
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Disengaging gear when braking/Coasting

I've recently found an eco mode on my car that is now showing tips to drive more economically. It's recently flagged up a tip saying 'don't disengage clutch above 1300rpm' which I believe it is ...
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Infrequently sticking clutch in 08 VW GTI

I have owned my 2008 GTI MKV FSI for the past 4 years. For the first ~8k miles (bought at 42k), everything behaved as expected and performed nicely. At a certain point around 50k, I noticed that the ...
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Clutch biting at high revs when pressed down

I have a 2004 Renaultsport Clio 182. I was toying with it yesterday and had the car in first gear, clutch flat to the floor, and I revved the car. At around 6000 rpm I felt the clutch bite and the car ...
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Gears wont select on my mitsubishi space star

I have a Mitsubishi space star 1834 cc petrol 2004 The mechanic said circlip on the the clutch thrust came out which resulted in not being able to select a gear and drive away The mechanic put the ...
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changed dmf too solid clutch in astra 1.7cdti

i have replaced 1.7cdti engine for another 1.7cdti the new 1 came with dual mass so put our solid 1 on now it wont clear gears but will clutch bite if put into gear befre starting there is no air in ...
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rear wheel spin on motorcycle

With my bike on a paddok stand and turned on,I know the rear wheel spins in neutral but when I put it in gear and pull the clutch lever in it still continues to spin.Now the question is I can stop the ...
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Can't depress clutch

Bought my first rexy back in december, it's a 2012 WRX. Couple of days ago the clutch pedal wouldn't spring back up. I've googled around and some say it could be the clutch master or slave cylinder. ...
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What's wrong with my car?

I need Some opinions on 1992 prelude i have. Its the f22a1 5 speed . But I was coming home other day and going into 3rd and it made a odd banging noise then lost the gears. It wouldn't go into any ...
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Super 95 E10 vs Super 98?

Can i use Petrol: Super 95 E10 in my car? I basically use Super 98 on my car but the price is very expensive now 1.50 Euro cent. Where as Super 95 E10 is 1.20 Euro cent. My car manual says i can use ...
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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 ...