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Ford mustang clutch

I have replaced the clutch, flywheel, throw-out bearing three times in my 1996 v6 mustang in the past year. Works great for a few weeks then only after the car is driven 30 minutes in warm weather, when I start off in first gear the car shakes especially on a up hill when releasing the clutch. After moving all is ok until I start off again. When car cools off all is good until it gets warm again. In cold weather there in no problem.

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Did you pack the thrust bearing with grease before fitting. its always best to pack with grease before fitting. as new bearing only come with a small amount for testing the bearing, pack grease into the bearing and spin it do this fa few times and wipe away the excess off before fitting.

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Does the engine crank but just not start? Or... are you cycling the ignition switch without trying to crank the engine? Based on the information you have given, I would first guess that the fuel pump may be going out. I say this because when you first turn the key on the pump primes the engine with pressurized fuel. If the pump is getting old, it may take a few power cycles to get it going. You can test this theory by having somebody listen near the rear of the car while you turn the key on for the first time. The fuel pump make a faint, yet distinctive high pitch noise that can be heard when you turn the key on. Try that first. Next thing you would try is checking the relays for proper function... starting with the fuel pump relay. Good luck.

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Ford mustang clutch


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REMOVAL:
  1. Lift clutch pedal to uppermost position to disengage clutch and brake pedal pivot shaft.
  2. Push clutch and brake pedal pivot shaft forward and unhook clutch release lever cable from clutch and brake pedal pivot shaft and allow it to slowly swing rearward.
  3. Raise and support vehicle.
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  2. Install transmission to flywheel housing.
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  4. Connect clutch release lever cable to clutch release shaft, then install clutch release lever dust shield.
  5. Install starter motor.
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