Clutch issue

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Jonathancilia
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Re: Clutch issue

Post by Jonathancilia »

I bought a sachs kit. I will leave it there if the clutch start failing i will replace it

Jonathancilia
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Re: Clutch issue

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It only happens whenat a standstill, its hard to shift then, but not always, seems to do it more when hot

oscar
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Re: Clutch issue

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normally if goes into first gear with engine off and won't/hard to when engine is running is clutch not clearing/dragging as drive isn't disengaging properly so still trying to turn.
One thing that can cause it is the spigot bearing failing as supports other end of input shaft.

One to watch when A N other Bellend puts clutch in and hangs the gearbox so ruins that small bearing and damages first motion shaft bearing with is just a single ball race used to get it often with company vans that Dear mechanic had "fixed" also when was taxi'ing years back others would have a clutch done then moan about gears with many saying your box is faulty"yeah wasn't till you broke it" characterised by same issues your having and yes can get also with thrust race failing but normally when getting to that stage it's not lasting long! With pedal down do you feel anything through pedal? often get a pulsing feel

Jonathancilia
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Re: Clutch issue

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No when i press the pedal i feel nothing, its completely normal. This is an intermittent problem, now its been 3 days and its shifting fine haha. BuT sometimes it comes a day and its a nightmare to shift gears.
I adjustedthe clutch high pedal travel is 150mm, its beter now, when it was adjusted to be the same height as the brake pedal,it was a nightmare to shift

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Re: Clutch issue

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Jonathancilia wrote:
03 May 2019, 13:30
No when i press the pedal i feel nothing, its completely normal. This is an intermittent problem, now its been 3 days and its shifting fine haha. BuT sometimes it comes a day and its a nightmare to shift gears.
I adjustedthe clutch high pedal travel is 150mm, its beter now, when it was adjusted to be the same height as the brake pedal,it was a nightmare to shift



Which would imply it isn't/wasn't disengaging the clutch properly

Jonathancilia
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Re: Clutch issue

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Today it was difficult to shift again even with the clutch adjusted higher. Im pretty sure this is a bad clutch as everything else is new. I checked all the linkages and the clutch fork all is straight and not bent.

The clutch fork on top of the gearbox has the pin standing out of the hole. But its flush on the other side also so i think that its because the pin is bigger than the hole so it stands out more on one side

Jonathancilia
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Re: Clutch issue

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I also have thegearbox leaking oil from theupper selector shaft seal (the ine which uses a roll pin). Can i replace this without removing gearbox?

Jonathancilia
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Re: Clutch issue

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Today i went out to see the gear kinkages, when i was checking i found that a bracket attached to the gearbox that has a ball joint for the gear linkage on it, the welding has come away and its bent. Its the lower one(the small linkage) , can this cause my symptoms?

JohnD
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Re: Clutch issue

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Jonathancilia wrote:
04 May 2019, 20:41
I also have thegearbox leaking oil from theupper selector shaft seal (the ine which uses a roll pin). Can i replace this without removing gearbox?


I'm puzzled! The selector shaft is way above the transmission oil level. I wouldn't have thought the oil would splash sufficiently to leak.

Jonathancilia
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Re: Clutch issue

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Wow really? Didnt jnow that, but thw oil is for sure coming from there, its around theselector shaft and all under the gearbox, definitely not a driveshaft seal

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Re: Clutch issue

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So, i tried everything, greased the linkages, put a new roll pin on the upper selector arm, gearstick has very little play, was fine for two weeks, problem ia back,reverse grinds like hell,very hard to shift in 1st and 2nd too. I think i will book it to a garage for a clutch replacement

JohnD
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Re: Clutch issue

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Jonathancilia wrote:
03 Jun 2019, 19:36
I think i will book it to a garage for a clutch replacement


Since you last posted at the beginning of May, I've got a new clutch and a replacement gearbox fitted into my 1.5 Saxo. It's made a world of difference.

Jonathancilia
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Re: Clutch issue

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Im getting a clutch replacement only, dont think its my box, or atleast i hope not lol

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Re: Clutch issue

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My car has low mileage only 87000 kms and i bought it with service history,gearbox oil was changed regularly so i dint think its the box

Jonathancilia
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Re: Clutch issue

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Its intermittent the problem i have, sometimes it stays a week with no problem then the following week its a nightmare to shift