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Can I confirm clutch slippage by shifting without disengaging the clutch (while stopped)?

It could possibly work, but the better question is why would you want to test it this way? You'd be "grinding the gears" for no reason (even though it's the synchros you'd actually be grinding). This ...
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Can I confirm clutch slippage by shifting without disengaging the clutch (while stopped)?

I would not recommend it: Most likely something will experience excessive wear or damage. There are some other advices on various "tests" around, mostly they test if the engine stalls while pushing ...
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Can I confirm clutch slippage by shifting without disengaging the clutch (while stopped)?

It would make a horrible noise and probably wouldn't actually let you engage the gear due to the actions of the syncros. A better test would be to engage a gear with the clutch depressed, handbrake ...
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Can I confirm clutch slippage by shifting without disengaging the clutch (while stopped)?

Like @Pᴀᴜʟsᴛᴇʀ2 said, it might work. However, shifting in without depressing the clutch pedal is decidedly not good for the transmission. If done too much, your car could have trouble staying in ...
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95 Toyota Tacoma 4x4 clutch plate staying engaged

Even if the clutch slave cylinder moves, it doesn't mean it's moving enough. If the hydraulics need to be bled, the clutch won't disengage and the friction disk will be dragging on the pressure plate ...
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2005 Honda CBF 600 -- clutch plates get stuck overnight

Motorcycle clutch plates sticking together in the morning is a fairly common complaint. The oil squeezes out from between the plates overnight, and they don't want to separate when you first pull in ...
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clutch makes noise and small vibration when disengaged

It could be a few things really, however its not unheard of to get a faulty or imbalanced clutch as manufacturing faults do occur. The release bearing is always a likely culprit as these do suffer ...
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Why is there a power loss in my small engine motorcycle at a certain RPM range?

Possible causes: Worn clutch plate. Clogged air filter. Clogged carb/fuel delivery system. loose chain/issue with chain sprocket. As for your gear slipping, tighten the clutch , it happened to me ...
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Can I confirm clutch slippage by shifting without disengaging the clutch (while stopped)?

and if clutch is NOT slipping you can grind gears or break a clog tooth. No, rev engine and pop clutch, if car sits there it is slipping, if car goes flying down the street, your good. use steep ...
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Can I confirm clutch slippage by shifting without disengaging the clutch (while stopped)?

IIRC, the Car Talk recommendation for checking this scenario is as follows: Put the nose of the car up against a tree, telephone pole, wall, or other immovable object. Absent the presence of any of ...
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Why doesn't a car move when in neutral?

Does that mean the flywheel (which is connected to the engine) rotates at 800 revolution per minute while in neutral? Yes. The flywheel is directly connected to the engine so it will rotate at ...
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can i fit clutch friction plate of same size but different company for old motorbike?

If it's only the friction material that is worn then you can get that replaced. Also, there are clutch shops that have all the details of diameters (internal external) springs, thicknesses and can ...
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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?

Can putting a car which has a broken clutch system into gear with the engine off cause damage to the clutch or flywheel? No. Without strain on the drivetrain (ie: engine running or car moving), ...
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Jeep Rubicon sport 2007 3.7 won't go into gear

Based on your information, then you need a new clutch assembly.
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Is my clutch worn out?

While the friction disk does not look worn out, there's more to a clutch than just the friction disk. You are also showing the pressure plate, which you can see wear on. The part you haven't shown is ...
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1982 Yamaha Virago - Several things are wrong and i'd like to repair myself

Sounds like idle jet is clogged. You should pull the carbs and go through them carefully. Remove the spark plugs and inspect them, they are a great indicator as to the condition of the fuel delivery ...
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1982 Yamaha Virago - Several things are wrong and i'd like to repair myself

It looks evident that the carb has clogged and the engine might not be warm enough to floor the gas. engine dies as soon as you let go off the throttle, if you have the throttle on the gas flows ...
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