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When setting off, for example im pulling on to a major road and i need to accelerate quickly in first. im expierancing a dead zone after the 1st gear is fully engaged. resulting in poor acceleration (slow to get going ). It seems to be resolved by higher revs and a slower longer release of the clutch, seems to me like buring the clutch a bit.
is this a sign of my clutch going?
i sure it doesnt slip
its had a city life and done 75000 KM.

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You say it doesn't slip ,pull hand brake hard, start engine
put it in fifth gear accellerate and let clutch out if it dies quick the clutch is ok if not it needs replaced ou adjusted

Posted on Sep 10, 2008

  • celestino sousa Sep 10, 2008

    sorry you cant adjust it is hydraulic

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