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rider-. 07-10-2011 08:40 PM

clutch not disengaging fully!
 
hey guys, so yesterday my clutch started acting up, i press the clutch pedal but the clutch doesnt disengage fully, so it is very hard to get it in gear, the clutch is only a couple months old, so i doubt that anything happened to it, so my mind is kind of boggled towards what could have come up all of the sudden, i checked the fluid and its full, and the clutch was bled properly when it was installed, any ideas?

InfiniteDice 07-10-2011 08:56 PM

Did you put a new release bearing on? That is what actually slides and engages the clutch. The splines of the shaft when re-installed needs to be greased as well.

dcramer 07-10-2011 08:58 PM

Start with the simple things, bleed it again.

Dave

Renboy 07-11-2011 07:49 PM

Also check to make sure the nipple on the end of the slave cylinder hasn't broken. Relieve pressure before removing the slave.

rider-. 07-19-2011 06:56 PM

K so i still have the same problem after replacing the slave cylinder and bleeding it. How would i know if it is the clutch fork without physically pulling the tranny. I dont underdstand how it would get worse and worse over a week until it didnt engage at all though. Only thing that made sense is hydrolics but the slave is working and the pedal feels fine, i dont think anything is leaking either, only other thing could be that something physically broke on the master. Anyways, your thoughts?

Renboy 07-20-2011 01:16 PM

Have you noticed any leaks by the clutch pedal?

Ceeker 07-20-2011 01:29 PM

Sounds like the release bearing hanging up. take back to shop and have them inspect if a shop installed it they should be the ones to correct it.


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