Question about 1997 Nissan Maxima
I own a 1997 Nissan Maxima SE, 5 Speed that I just replaced the entire clutch, clutch master, slave cylinder and resurfaced the flywheel on at 200,000 miles. All parts were original. The car was slipping on occasion but the clutch pedal would be soft when I start driving the car from a cold start and then the pedal would get stiff as time when on - about 20 - 30 minutes. That is when the car would slip. After replacing all the above-mentioned parts, the car broke down on me about 30 miles away from my home. The car was slipping worse than before the clutch and all parts were changed!! Finally, the car just stopped moving. IT didn't stall when I shifted to all gears. It was like being in neutral. I ended up getting the car towed back to where the work was done. The tow truck driver told me that he started the car and put it in gear and drove it right onto the flatbed. No Problem. The next morning the mechanic who fixed the car also said he drove the car w/o ANY problems. I have no idea what the heck is going on. Is there a leak somewhere in the hyrdalic lines of the clutch? Is there air inside? Is there something wrong with the transmission? Also, he did tell me that the tranny was ok but a little noisy because of the bearings but told me not to bother getting the tranny rebuilt because it is not worth the cost considering the age of the car. He also replaced the rear main seal because it was bad and it made sense since the tranny was out of the vehicle... Any help/input is appreciated
In some cases if the ther is not enough free play in the clutch pedel as the engine area heats up things will expand in this case the distance of freeplay in your clutch pedel. have your clutch pedel freeplay adjusted. Also it is recomeded NOT to resurface the flywheels on nissans It dose change the hight and the distance for where the fingers of the pressure plate and the release bearing flang contact
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