89 Honda CRX Clutch Clicking!

Tiny
MALIITCHE
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  • 1989 HONDA CRX
  • 217,000 MILES
So a couple weeks ago whenever I pushed the clutch down when it rose up there was a small click. Then one day while driving the clutch cable gave out. I replaced the cable the next day, and for 2 weeks everything was fine. Then eventually the clicking came back whenever I pushed the clutch down, and then the new cable snapped too. I put a new one back on and this time I routed it over the intake manifold than under the intake manifold where the last 2 had been but the clicking is still there. Could it be the pedal?
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Saturday, August 18th, 2012 AT 9:12 AM

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Tiny
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Where is the noise coming from? Transmission end or at pedal?

If the cable is breaking off that easily, something must be wrong either with the routing or quality.
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Saturday, August 18th, 2012 AT 9:58 AM
Tiny
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Sound is coming from inside at the pedal
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Saturday, August 18th, 2012 AT 10:15 AM
Tiny
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Did you lubricate the cable eye where it hooks onto the pedal?
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Saturday, August 18th, 2012 AT 10:21 AM
Tiny
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No. Do I have to lubricate the whole cable? & With what kind?
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Saturday, August 18th, 2012 AT 7:55 PM
Tiny
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Only the hooked area. Normal multi-purpose grease would do.
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Saturday, August 18th, 2012 AT 9:07 PM
Tiny
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Oh wow that really helped. Thank you!
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Sunday, August 19th, 2012 AT 4:16 AM
Tiny
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You're welcome.
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Sunday, August 19th, 2012 AT 6:53 AM

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