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Clutch does not fully disengage

I am working on a 1993 Eagle Talon AWD with a new (1000 miles stage 3 center sprung 6 puck clutch). I also replaced the clutch slave cylindr. After intitial installation the clutch worked fine and released properly. At about 1000 miles the bolts holding the transmission and engine together worked loose and the clutch would not fully disengage. After tightening the bolts the clutch still would not fully disengage. I noticed a faint leak at the clutch master cylinder, so I replaced it and blead it one three different occasions. It was better, but still would not fully disengage. I added a cap 3 mm thick to the end of the slave cylinder rod, but the clutch still would not fully disengage. I also measured the clutch pedal height at 7 inches even and set the freeplay at the pin at 1 mm, both are at ideal factory specs. I have since removed the transmission and do not see anything wrong with the clutch, pressure plate, throw out bearing, fulcrum, or fulcrum ball. What else can I try? Tom

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  • tomtoofast Dec 16, 2008

    Yes the flywheel was resurfaced, however the clutch disengaged well off the floor when initiaally installed. I'll pull it and have it checked for height and the difference between the overall thickness and the clutch plate surface. I have seen this once berore when more material was removed from the clutch surface than the pressure plate mounting surface, I don't think this is the problem, but I'll have it checked today. I believe the old pressure plate has been discarded. I'll check to see if I have another one in the shop and measure the installed height of both. Thanks, Tom

  • kevin carpenter May 11, 2010

    did you have to refinish the flywheel and if you did how much was removed, do you still have the old prssure plate mesure the height?let me know

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You may have to check the clearance between master cylinder push rod and piston. (just above pedal)
Should be approx .020" or about thickness of hacksaw blade.

Posted on Aug 01, 2008

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SOURCE: my eagle talon will not start

Search for a way to reset the alarm. Also take the fuel lines off the engine and test the fuel pressure. You want to eliminate the fuel pump not working. If it has a reset button for the fuel pump try that. I would start at the fuel pump and worlk my way up.

Posted on Sep 19, 2008

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SOURCE: 1995 eagle talon wont start

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You did not specify if its petrol or Diesel I am assuming it is diesel. It might be the glow plugs. Get them checked as you will need these to get it started. If its petrol its a different issue. It might be the ignition coil (no spark) coming to the distributor. Whichever the type of car make sure that there is fuel coming to the engine. In the case of diesel you should have a primer rubber fuel pump which you press in order to bring fuel to the engine.

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Posted on Jan 07, 2009

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SOURCE: i put a new clutch pressure plate and throw out

Sounds like you may have some air in the clutch..Try and bleed the clutch a few times and see if that helps the problem..Hope this helps you and have great night....

Posted on Apr 06, 2009

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yep if it has the same size engine.and all electrical shift hook up the same.

Posted on May 22, 2009

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