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Clutch problem Hi guys, Every time I change gear in my car, I can hear this rattling noise. The car has a brand new clutch. What do you think the problem with it, and do you think its worth fixing if its not causing a problem. Is it the clutch release bearing? Thank you !

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Did you replace the pilot and through out barrings? i would go back and check all parts definately not supposed to rattle. something is not rite un safe to drive.and if you didnt replace both barrings you should every time u put a new cluth in its like the rotor on ur distributor but not the cap.

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    whakatane_un Apr 18, 2013

    I did not replace the part myself, I paid to get this done.

  •  Joey Sparky Garner

    take it back and ask if they replaced the two barrings and if they didnt tell them the promblem and have them fix if was makeing the noise when u picked it up u should have said something then but live and learn see what u can do and dont let them talk u into paying more money go someware else and have them check it out then if you gata pay you gata pay hope t works out

  •  Joey Sparky Garner

    let me know eaither way i hate slopy mach. or seedy i was going to say diry but welll to big of a punn.

  • whakatane_un
    whakatane_un Apr 18, 2013

    Thanks for that jgarneroc. The reason why I didn't notice the noise as its my grandmothers car, and I am now selling on behalf of her. Cheers thank you !

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SOURCE: I have an 02 Ford Fiesta. Rattling soun when clutch is depressed.

Unfortunately, you can't really tell until you have the parts in front of you. If the clutch showed no signs of slipping in any gear, then the disk and pressure plate are probably ok. Throwout bearing troubles are usually heard as a sort of screech when the pedal is depressed. If the pressure plate is the type that has 3 fingers that are pushed by the bearing and one of the fingers was bent/broken, it would make a rattling sound. If the car has considerable miles, it might be worthwhile to replace the whole assembly even though the clutch itself seems to working well. Hope this helps!

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