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1998 outback lmtd - clutch replacement

How much could I expect to pay to replace the clutch on my 98 outback, it has a 2.5l 4cyl, manual tranny, AWD., I live in SWFL, USA.
also, Im wondering if I even need to replace it, to engage the clutch, I only have to push it in about a 1/4 of the way and its fully engaged. but if Im accelerating at a low RPM the RPM's will jump really high (clutch slipping) and I will let off the gas to re-lock it before accelerating again (at a lower rate). Ive had 4 previous standard tranny vehicles, and in each of them, when the clutch was going bad, I would end up having to push it all the way to the floor before it would engage, along with the slippage from accelerating at lower RPM's. since this is my first subby, I am not sure if perhaps the clutch works a little differently.

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You check at your local library for a price guide to let you know how long the job should take and then you can call local repair shops to ask how much they charge per hour for the job

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