I HAVE A 350Z MANUAL AND ONE DAY MY CAR LOST A LOT POWER COULD IT BE THE CLUTCH

  • Tiny
  • Nissan350z
  • 2003 Nissan 350Z
  • 100,000 miles

My car lost power I get no acceleration in any gear I even put car in any gear and let go of the cluych and it wont shut off

Thursday, December 29th, 2011 AT 1:18 AM

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  • rivermikerat
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Yep. Clutch problem.

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Thursday, December 29th, 2011 AT 1:19 AM
  • Tiny
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Yea thank you I even been smelling something weird outside probably clutch goin bad

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Thursday, December 29th, 2011 AT 1:21 AM
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  • rivermikerat
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Try adjusting it first, if possible. Then go with replacement.

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Thursday, December 29th, 2011 AT 1:24 AM
  • Tiny
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In order to adjust it how that works

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Thursday, December 29th, 2011 AT 1:27 AM
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In order to adjust it how that works never done it before

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Thursday, December 29th, 2011 AT 1:28 AM
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Your clutch is hydraulic, so the only adjustment is the length of the push rod between the slave cylinder and clutch fork. You would need to shorten that rod so that it allows more pressure to be applied to the clutch disc. My guess is that with your description of the problem, you won't be able to adjust enough, though. But, it's worth a try and may give you some time to save for the expense of the repair.

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Thursday, December 29th, 2011 AT 4:10 AM

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