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I was having problems with my clutch, when you stepped on the peddle it made a grinding noise and was very hard to get it in gear. So I bought a new clutch kit plus a new slave cylinder and replaced t

I also bled the clutch a few times just to make sure air was not the problem.

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You might want to check throw out bearing and pressure plate, could be out of adjustment or not matched to clutch plate

Posted on Nov 27, 2014

Testimonial: "ok I will check that when I pull tranny out. I replaced all that when I put the new clutch on, but there is deff a chance that something not lined up correct."

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First of all I think I should say that clutches do not make grinding noises - but transmission gears do.
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