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Suzuki sidekick clutch pedal soft grinds gear in reverse

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SOURCE: suzuki sidekick clutch problem

Check the cable clearance. Too much clearance will cause clutch slippage or total clutch disengagement. Adjust the cable so that the clutch pedal will be hard to press by hand .5 to .75 inch from its initial point.

Posted on May 28, 2009

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SOURCE: How do you adjust a clutch on a 1998 suzuki

A lot of fluid clutches cannot be adjusted. Any that can be adjusted is with slave cylinder The small round bar from the slave cylinder to the plate from the bell housing which holds the trust bearing. Check it you will easily see the adjuster on it if it has one. If your clutch is'nt badly worn and it cannot be adjusted then try bleeding the slave cylinder it may be air. If it is hard to put into gear and the car moves off when you lift your foot up 2 to 3 inches then it needs adjusting if not then the clutch is worn and adjustment won't help. Cheer's

Posted on Sep 26, 2009

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Sounds like a clutch problem to me.
So, with the engine off, can you select all gears? If yes, your gearbox is probably OK.
And now with the engine idling, can you select any gears with out crunching? If this is difficult, then try this next test in an area where movement forward or backwards won't be a problem.
With the engine OFF, foot ON the clutch, the handbrake OFF, and in 1st gear, start the car. BE READY TO TURN IT OFF.
If the car moved forward as you cranked the engine, then your clutch is not adjusted properly or has worn out. That is more-than-likely the smell you got before - burnt clutch disc from it slipping.
You can drive it, but every time you want to start off, you'll have to turn the engine off, select 1st then start the engine. Accelerate slowly, making sure the revs don't rise faster that you're speeding up, and change gear by judging engine revs between gears.
Don't keep driving it as it is, as you WILL have gearbox problems if you don't fix the clutch.

Posted on Jan 20, 2010

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SOURCE: Height of Clutch Pedal

It sould engage about 2 1/2 inches from the floor board.

Posted on Mar 09, 2010

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SOURCE: how i can adjust clutch pedal of suzuki swift 2006

unfortunately no .... but I think you can add a Sporty Pad ,,, Which is available in most Moto shops ... If your Problem just is to increase height ...
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Posted on Nov 22, 2010

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