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Old 06-25-2008, 02:55 AM
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Clutch problem..

Alright so a few weeks ago my clutch wouldnt work at all, push it all the way in and try to put it in gear and its like tryin to push a brick wall.. so i got up in the manual and ajusted the clutch as far as possible. It was working great up till now. I cant even drive my car cause im afraid ill snap the shifter tryin to shift when you have to pretty much push the hell out of it to get it in gear.. so my things it has come down to is..

Do i need a new cluch or do i just need to get it tuned/ajusted pro.?
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Old 07-03-2008, 05:32 PM
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this is EXACTLY whats happening to me now

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although I took it for a test run my mechanic said that the pressure plate is going out.. he said as long as the clutch isnt slipping then the clutch is fine. Right now if I push the clutch and put it in 1st my car will start moving foward rocking as if its about to stall out WITH THE CLUTCH FULLY PUSHED IN

Edit: He told me to buy the whole clutch kit because of my mileage (150k) with original clutch might as well

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Old 07-03-2008, 05:52 PM
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look under the clutch pedal, where the piston goes through the firewall to the master cylinder. is there any fluid leaking out of it? if so, you need a new MC.

also check to see if your slave cylinder is leaking as well.
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But you need that scoop on the hood. Is it true that they're big enough to fit your lunch box and all your camera gear in it?
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I see a little bit of fluid but its dried up must have been a while ago that it was leaking. If you say that its bad when its leaking constantly, than no, its a little bit of black fluid you can barely see it. And it appears old and dried up like its been there for a while. So since thats in check, eheresmy slave cylinder for I can check up really quickly.
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front of the engine, @ the end of the hard clutch line. it'll be pushing the black shift fork thats sticking outta the front of teh tranny. there should be a decent amount of resistance when pushing/pulling teh fork back an forth.
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yeah I see it, but unfortunatly I see nothing wrong with it. However I will show my mechanic on sunday see if he sees anything wrong. Soryy to thread jack, but I hope that this is helping the person that started this thread, as its helping me. Thanks neck but I cant even drive this car in public roads, so I think a new clutch is coming my way
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hmmmmmm

what about...... clutch fluid???


btw, this aint thread jackin, cuz you have the same exact problems as teh OP
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i got the same problems some months ago. i couldn't change the gear from forward to backward. my clutch fluid was to old and dirty. i changed it with new fluid and now its running absolutly fine.

check this befor getting a new clutch, it might be cheaper renewing the fluid instead of the complete clutch...

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Old 07-04-2008, 06:20 AM
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You guy's bleed the lines? And also check fluid levels
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yup, checked everything from all fluids to master and slave cylinder.. Sadly but I think a new clutch is coming my way. Just one question, has anybody in PZ heard/used F1 Stage 1 clutch kit? For the price of that I only can get what I originally wanted, the Exedy Stage 1 Clutch Kit. But the F1 is cheaper and comes with a lighweight flywheel for the same price. Do you think its a good substitution in terms of reliability and bang/buck?
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I have had the F1 stage 2 clutch im sure there alot a like, the clutch never slipped and are you also getting the fidenza fly wheel 8lbs if so its a great comb and would reccomend it. If there is fluid there you probaly need to replace that clynder. its reccomended.
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I love my stage 1 competition clutch!
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