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Hi my rx8 is makin a grinding noise from the gearbox and the noise goes away wen foot is pressed on the clutch makes a noise wen drivin in 1st 2nd 3rd n 4th gear noise goes in 5th and the noise is there in 6th wot is this????

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What?! Really! The noise goes when the clutch pedal is depressed! So the noise goes when the release bearing (throw-out bearing) is engage? So how would that be a release bearing/clutch problem? If it didn't make a noise until the clutch pedal was depressed, it would be the release bearing! In other words its the input shaft bearing and/or counter shaft bearing in the gearbox. Stop giving people bad advice

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Hi my rx8 is making grinding sound when put the gear and star to move sometimes my gear fall anf sometimes not. can u pls help me taht what should i do for it..

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What you have is either a bad pilot bearing,or a throw-out bearing. I would recommend that you replace all of the components of the clutch, including the pressure plate, clutch, throw-out bearing, pilot bearing, and the slave cylinder. This can be an extensive job, that is labor intense, so if this is not a thing that you are proficient in, I would recommend that you take it to a shop to have it done.

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