Mechanics

WHEN CLUTCH IS ENGAGED, A RUBBING IS HEARD WITH A BURNING SMELL.

1994 Ford Thunderbird • 151,000 miles

You have to shift into any gear while the car is off. Once started while in gear, the car begins to make a rubbing noise, and soon a smell of rubber burning happens.
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GallipoJ
April 15, 2012.



Does car drive ok? No reving or slow to go?


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Fixitmr
Apr 15, 2012.
It drove fine. It just rubs and smells like burning rubber


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GallipoJ
Apr 15, 2012.
So you cant shift once running using clutch pedal?


Tiny
Fixitmr
Apr 15, 2012.
Yes I thought I might have snapped the clutch cable.


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GallipoJ
Apr 15, 2012.
What motor?


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Fixitmr
Apr 15, 2012.
3.8L supercharged


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GallipoJ
Apr 15, 2012.
Does that have hydraulic clutch?(No cable)


Tiny
Fixitmr
Apr 15, 2012.