1989 PROBE GT TURBO CLUTCH!!!!!

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  • spitfiremike
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Yes I have a 89 probe gt turbo and just recently I was driving it and I noticed it was starting to slip.I could press the gass down and the rpms would go up but wouldnt take off like it should.I smelt what I thought was the clutch burning because it was almost like a burn out smell. Idk what it is but now if I put it into 1st or any gear I can press the gass and it wont go nowhere? I can even let the clutch out in 1st and it wont die like it should it stays idled? Is this the clutch or what I could use some help on how to fix and what to buy?

Saturday, January 13th, 2007 AT 4:53 PM

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  • Tiny
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Mike, thanks for donating, you get priority because of it.

Its sounds like it's clutch time.

You need need a new clutch kit, that should have the new disc, pressure plate throw out bearing and pilot bearing.

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Saturday, January 13th, 2007 AT 5:00 PM
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Well. Im on kinda a budget I had a feeling I was right. Thanks for such a quick reply. Ya I dont want to buy a compleate clutch kit so what do I need, the plate? Idk that I need a whole kit? Its only 50 for the plate but 250 for kit?

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Saturday, January 13th, 2007 AT 5:03 PM
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I can appreciate the budget side. You may spend a lot of time replacing this, is it worth doing twice? And maybe have to replace the new part if it gets damaged?

What size motor? 2.2?

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Saturday, January 13th, 2007 AT 5:21 PM
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Its a 2.2l turbo fwd, well I think its just worn?Lol well if it comes to that ill get a new kit.

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Saturday, January 13th, 2007 AT 5:24 PM
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I mean 118

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Saturday, January 13th, 2007 AT 5:25 PM

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