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How do i tighten a clutch cable on a 97 jetta gls

Clutch slips. i've been told it's not completely gone, cable just needs tightening...have no idea how to do this. if you have an answer let me know please.

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  • james_b764 Feb 13, 2009

    when i try to speed up my clutch slips and the rpm sky rockets, i read the comment on how tighten clutch cable but i am still very lost, if you could please be more specific i would really appreciate it, thank you

  • james_b764 Feb 13, 2009

    when i try to speed up my clutch slips and the rpm sky rockets, i read
    the comment on how tighten clutch cable but i am still very lost, if
    you could please be more specific i would really appreciate it, thank



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There's a star wheel on the cable at the firewall. You can adjust it there. You can put tension on the clutch fork, that way you can see which way to turn the wheel to tighten it up. Hope this is helpful Phil

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