Step 7 - When a clutch control cable fails it will
not actuate the clutch assembly causing the transmission to not go into gear, if
the pedal is depressed with little resistance inspect the clutch cable for failure.
Transmission Input Shaft
If the vehicle is running and a whirring sound is heard form the transmission,
then it goes away when the clutch is depressed, the transmission input shaft bearing
- When replacing a clutch disc, also replace the pressure plate throw out
and pilot bearings if equipped.
- Resurface flywheel
- Once the flywheel has been removed inspect the engine rear main seal.
- Always lubricate the throw out bearing slide surface to ensure proper operation.
Article first published 2016-02-03