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This sound is more like gears are grinding.......and it does stop if I sink the clutch. mark_robinson@yahoo.com

What would be the correct name for this bearing in the gearbox?

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The clutch throw out bearing.

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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Clutch
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Bulletin No.: 03-07-29-004G
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