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Old 03-11-2008, 02:38 PM
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Is my clutch dying? How to know?

hey, how do you know when your clutch is dying. mine seems fine but sometimes i feel like i give the car some gas, and all i hear is the engine reeving up, but the car doesn't move as fast, them sometimes i do the same and the car does move along like it should, even chirping the tires. is that the clutch causing this or some thing else? i dont feel the clutch slipping when i take off. can it be the air filter being dirty or what? can anyone help me out, thanks
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When the clutch slips, you can surely feel it. That and/or you'll smell tranny fluid...

try adjusting your clutch pedal inwards so the Master cylinder catches a bit faster...that usually will help with what you've described.

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alright. thanks, ill try that
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The test: get to about 40mph, and put it in 5th gear. Then SLAM on the gas; if the revs go way up, but your car doesn't go anywhere..... new clutch time!
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good sh1t nick thanks ill keep that little trick in mind
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