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Old 11-03-2017, 10:12 PM   #11
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Well the dealer came back confident that a new clutch will fix all of the observed issues, however they're asking 50% more for the repair than multiple other quotes I received so we will be taking it to an independent shop I've used for years. I'm wondering if the throwout bearing/slave cylinder should be replaced at the same time while they have the new transmission out?


The clutch throwout bearing pilot beAring should be replaced whenever the transmission or engine is out. It takes about 15 minutes to replace with either the engine out or the trans. Flywheel should be replaced or resurfaced as well. At least that is standard procedure. I on the other hand have had my engines out and not replaced any of these. I have gotten 300k out of the clutches on my 98, 89 and 87 mustangs


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Old 11-04-2017, 01:52 PM   #12
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Must be why they call it a a "throw out bearing" . . .

. . . . After awhile, you need to throw it out.
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Old 11-04-2017, 02:04 PM   #13
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I'm if some has mentioned it butt also check your shifter cables were they attach to the trans. I have a 2013 with the 6 speed too and one of my cable connectors what cracked. Causing it to be hard to shift into gear.

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