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Old 01-18-2011, 12:02 PM   #1
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Default *** new clutch

I just had a new clutch put in my vehicle.

OK the other one was going at 75k miles.

But now, the clutch pressing is too light and the let off too hard.

I am feeling like I am learning to drive a standard trans all over again.

It doesn't help that the car has "enhanced" horsepower for its weight.
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Is it a hydraulic clutch?
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Is it a hydraulic clutch?
Yes.
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They probably did not bleed the system. You get an air bubble in there and you get a low pedal with a quick grab.
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They probably did not bleed the system. You get an air bubble in there and you get a low pedal with a quick grab.
Clutch grabs about 1/2 way. But thanks for the info. I will keep it in mind.

It is a high quality shop and I am sure it is fine. The el jefe did the test drive so I feel good about it.

It is just different. It has been almost 6 years since I bought it new so I don't remember what it used to be.

New clutch, pressure plate, pilot and throwout bearing just making a wold of difference.
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