Question about Cars & Trucks

1 Answer

Rebuilt presureplate installed from factory as delivered will not release clutch did it need to be adjusted or released?

Posted by on

1 Answer

  • Level 3:

    An expert who has achieved level 3 by getting 1000 points

    Superstar:

    An expert that got 20 achievements.

    All-Star:

    An expert that got 10 achievements.

    MVP:

    An expert that got 5 achievements.

  • Cars & Trucks Master
  • 1,972 Answers

Did you install the clutch plate correctly? If you put it in backwards, the pressure plate will not be able to move far enough to release it. If the clutch plate is in correctly, you need to check if the clutch release arm/linkage or the slave cylinder is working properly. You didn't mention a make, model or year, so these are just generic suggestions.

Posted on Apr 29, 2017

Testimonial: "Thankyou Do we have to do anything to pressure plate coming from factory. There are clips on it but left them on. This is a tractor with 12inch clutch. A SAME"

  • old marine
    old marine Apr 30, 2017

    I don't know how much difference there is between an automotive clutch and a tractor clutch, but I've replaced the 12-inch clutch in my pickup, and there isn't any adjustments on the pressure plate. I'm not sure what you are referring to regarding clips. Were there any directions or installation guide with the pressure plate? You may want to check with the dealer/manufacturer to see if there are any special requirements for your installation.

×

1 Suggested Answer

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi,
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
goodluck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

How do you bleed a slave cylinder when there is no clutch? Rebuilt all components. Found a leak in hydraulic system of clutch release cylinder. No pedal at all. What do I do?


how did you find a leak in the clutch if there is none should have went to a mechanic in the first place sounds like .

Mar 11, 2015 | 1993 Mazda MX-3

1 Answer

Adjustment for the clutch pedal on 2001 Sebring


The clutch is a hydraulic type and is self adjusting, there is no adjustment of any type. If the clutch is not fully releasing the clutch disc is worn out and you need a new clutch installed.

Jul 22, 2012 | 2001 Chrysler Sebring

1 Answer

Clutch does not slip but when clutch pedal is pressed down does not let clutch release. how much travel should the slave cylinder have and is there any adjustments i can try.


Since your clutch is operated by hydraulic pressure, there is no adjustment. If pushing in the clutch pedal doesn't release the clutch, then the most common cause is either air in the system or the master or slave has failed. If the clutch is the original factory one then it is possible that the clutch itself has worn.

Jul 17, 2011 | 1986 Nissan Pickup 4WD 1986

1 Answer

Clutch pedal travel is excessive. Sits about 2"


A clutch pedal takes MUCH more travel to function correctly, when compared to a brake system...

A clutch needs to be replaced (maybe) when it SLIPS, Chatters, Or fails to release...

Other than that, the clutch will need to be adjusted to allow for total release of the relese bearing when pedal is released, and full disengaugement when pedal is depressed....Have a mechanic look at the adjustement, as proper adjustment gives longer clutch life. This is a periodic adjustment item.

Apr 03, 2011 | 2001 Subaru Impreza

2 Answers

Having problems with the clutch in my 1998 Ford Ranger. There is no freeplay, and it is very difficult to shift. Do I need to adjust the clutch? If so, how do I adjust it?


The clutch is not adjustable,it is a fluid clutch.It has to be a leak,or the slave cylinder,and,or, the master cylinder are bad,It does not have to be leaking to be bad,but it is one of the two.Rate please,thank you.

Jul 12, 2010 | 1998 Ford Ranger SuperCab

1 Answer

Clutch adjustment on 2000 impreza


THE ONLY WAY TO ADJUST YOUR CLUTCH IS TO BLEED THE FLUID AFEW TIMES,,EG...FIND THE BLLED SCREW..GET SOMEONE TO PUMP THE CLUTCH A FEW TIMES,HOLD IT DOWN,RELEASE SCREW.FLUID SQUIRT OUT,,TIGHTEN SCREW.PUMP AGAIN, HOLD,RELEASE SCREW,SQUIRT ,TIGHTEN....THIS RELEASES ANY AIR IN PIPES,OR MASTER CYLINDER..IF IT DOESNT IMPROVE NEED NEW CLUTCH,THEY ARE SELF ADJUSTING, AND EVEN AFTER A FEW MONTHS IT WILL SHUDDER SLIGHTLY ANYWAY,DUE TO STRAIN.THATS IF IT IS FOUR WHEEL DRIVE,MORE IF TURBO...I HAVE ONE,WITHIN 2 MTHS,SLIGHT SHUDDER ARRIVES,THATS A EXEDDY CLUTH £360

May 20, 2010 | 1999 Subaru Impreza

1 Answer

Car stalls when braking


It appears that the clutch is not releasing properly when you push the pedal down. How much free-play does the pedal have when you start to push it down? It should be about 3/4 inch or so. With the engine off and in first gear, have someone push the clutch pedal down all the way while you try to rock the car back and forth. If it is trying to turn the engine while you do this, the clutch is either not capable of being released or the clutch hydraulic system is delivering insufficient oil to the slave cylinder at the clutch release arm/shaft. If this worked correctly before the new parts were put in, the person(s) that did the work should be responsible for getting it to work again. Make sure that you don't have several floor mats that are under the pedal thus preventing full clutch release. Hope this helps!

Apr 04, 2010 | 1989 Volkswagen agon

1 Answer

Clutch rattle


this sounds like an adjustment issue. you did not mention the mileage...The clutch is released by a bearing, this release bearing needs to come back off of the fingers of the clutch pressure place, early wear and noise happens.

Near the end of the clutch life, you may find that you cannot release any more, if your model is adjustable.

Start with proper clutch release adjustment.

Doc

Sep 14, 2009 | 1998 Volkswagen Golf

1 Answer

Info on do it tyour self clutch removal on 2001 mustang 3.8


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.
  4. Remove clutch release lever dust shield.
  5. Disconnect clutch release lever cable from clutch release shaft.
  6. Remove retaining clip, then clutch release lever cable from flywheel housing.
  7. Remove starter motor from flywheel housing, then engine rear plate to front lower flywheel housing bolts.
  8. Remove transmission.
  9. Remove flywheel housing back just far enough to clear clutch pressure plate, then remove housing.
  10. Remove clutch release shaft from flywheel housing by pulling it through window in flywheel housing until retainer spring disengages from pivot.
  11. Remove clutch release hub and bearing from clutch release shaft.
  12. Loosen six clutch pressure plate bolts evenly to release spring tension gradually and avoid distorting clutch pressure plate. If same clutch pressure plate is to be installed, mark plate and flywheel so pressure plate can be installed in its original position.
  13. Remove clutch pressure plate and clutch disc from flywheel.
INSTALLATION:
  1. Position clutch disc and pressure plate assembly on flywheel, noting following:
    1. Three flywheel housing to block dowels on flywheel must be properly aligned with clutch pressure plate.
    2. Bent, damaged or missing flywheel housing to block dowels must be replaced.
    3. tart clutch pressure plate bolts but do not tighten.
    4. Avoid touching clutch disc face, dropping parts or contaminating parts with oil or grease.
    5. Align clutch disc using suitable alignment tool inserted in pilot bearing.
    6. To avoid clutch pressure plate distortion, alternately tighten bolts a few turns at a time, until they are all tight, then tighten to specifications.

  2. Install transmission to flywheel housing.
  3. Install engine rear plate to flywheel front lower housing bolts, then connect clutch release cable to flywheel housing and connect retaining clip.
  4. Connect clutch release lever cable to clutch release shaft, then install clutch release lever dust shield.
  5. Install starter motor.
  6. Lower vehicle, then install clutch release lever cable as follows:
    1. Lift clutch pedal to disengage clutch and brake pedal pivot shaft.
    2. Push clutch and brake pedal pivot shaft forward and hook end of clutch release lever cable over rear of clutch and brake pedal pivot shaft.

  7. Cycle clutch pedal several times to adjust clutch release lever cable

Aug 08, 2009 | 2001 Ford Mustang

1 Answer

I need to tear down my transmission in a 1988 Chevrolet Cavalier Z24 2.8L i am fixing the clutch and i need diagrams on how to take it apart and put it back together


Below is process for removing and replacing the clutch assembly.
Hope this helps, good luck.
Regards,


REMOVAL & INSTALLATION


See Figures 1, 2 and 3



0900c1528003be16.jpg enlarge_icon.gifenlarge_tooltip.gif Fig. Fig. 1: Exploded view of the clutch disc and cover assembly
  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
  2. If equipped with a cable clutch (1982-84 vehicles), disconnect the cable at the clutch release lever and transaxle, as outlined earlier in this section.
  3. For 1985-94 vehicles remove the sound insulator from inside the vehicle. Disconnect the clutch master cylinder pushrod from the clutch pedal.




0900c1528003be17.jpg enlarge_icon.gifenlarge_tooltip.gif Fig. Fig. 2: Disconnect the clutch actuator (slave) cylinder line - 1995-96 vehicles
  1. Remove the transaxle, as outlined earlier in this section.
  2. Mark the pressure plate assembly and the flywheel so that they can be assembled in the same position. They were balanced as an assembly at the factory.
  3. Loosen the attaching bolts one turn at a time until spring tension is relieved.
  4. Support the pressure plate and remove the bolts. Remove the pressure plate and clutch disc. Do not disassemble the pressure plate assembly; replace it if defective.
  5. Inspect the flywheel, clutch disc, pressure plate, throwout bearing and the clutch fork and pivot shaft assembly for wear. Replace the parts as required. If the flywheel shows any signs of overheating, or if it is badly grooved or scored, it should be refaced or replaced.




0900c1528003be18.jpg enlarge_icon.gifenlarge_tooltip.gif Fig. Fig. 3: You must follow the specified sequence when tightening the pressure plate retaining bolts
To install:
  1. Clean the pressure plate and flywheel mating surfaces thoroughly.
  2. Position the clutch disc and pressure plate into the installed position, and support with a dummy shaft or clutch aligning tool, tool J 29074 or equivalent. The clutch plate is assembled with the damper springs offset toward the transaxle. One side of the factory supplied clutch disc is stamped "Flywheel Side".
  3. Install the pressure plate-to-flywheel bolts. Tighten them in the sequence shown in the accompanying figure, as follows:
    1. Tighten bolts 1,2,3, then 4,5,6 in the sequence shown to 12 ft. lbs. (16 Nm).
    2. Tighten bolts 1,2,3, then 4,5,6 in the sequence shown to 15-22 ft. lbs. (22-30 Nm) plus an additional 30° turn.
    3. Remove the clutch alignment tool.

  4. Lubricate the outside groove and the inside recess of the release bearing with high temperature grease. Wipe off any excess. Install the release bearing.
  5. Install the transaxle, as outlined earlier in this section.



WARNING When adjusting the cruise control switch, do NOT exert an upward force on the clutch pedal pad of more than 20 lbs. (89 N) or damage to the master cylinder pushrod retaining ring may result.

  1. For 1985-94 vehicles, attach the clutch master cylinder pushrod to the clutch pedal and secure with the retaining clip. If equipped with cruise control, check the switch adjustment at the clutch pedal bracket. Install the sound insulator.
  2. If equipped with a cable clutch, attach the clutch cable at the transaxle and clutch release lever. Check the clutch operation by lifting the clutch pedal up to allow the mechanism to adjust the cable length. Depress the pedal slowly a few times to set the pawl into mesh with the quandrant teeth.


ADJUSTMENTS


All 1982-84 models have a self-adjusting clutch mechanism located on the clutch pedal, eliminating the need for periodic free play adjustments. The self-adjusting mechanism should be inspected periodically as follows:
  1. Depress the clutch pedal and look for the pawl on the self-adjusting mechanism to firmly engage the teeth on the ratchet.
  2. Release the clutch. The pawl should be lifted off of the teeth by the metal stop on the bracket.

On 1985 and later models, the hydraulic clutch system provides automatic clutch adjustment. No adjustment of clutch linkage or pedal position is required.

May 04, 2009 | Chevrolet Cavalier Cars & Trucks

Not finding what you are looking for?
Cars & Trucks Logo

Related Topics:

24 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Cars & Trucks Experts

yadayada
yadayada

Level 3 Expert

75744 Answers

Colin Stickland
Colin Stickland

Level 3 Expert

22114 Answers

Randy Ohler

Level 3 Expert

14585 Answers

Are you a Car and Truck Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...