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Old 04-17-2010, 01:37 PM
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Default Should I Replace a Fully Functional Clutch?

I had a first gear shudder and thought it was the glutch. After replacing the spark plugs and wireset, the shudder went away. I currently have no problems with shifting or with the glutch. However, I'm approaching 172,000 miles after 13 years on the original glutch and was wondering if I should have it replaced?

The only maintenance I've performed on the clutch was to add some dot3 brake fluid after 13 years because it was slightly low. I see no evidence of a leak.
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Old 04-21-2010, 10:13 PM
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Default Re: Should I Replace a Fully Functional Clutch?

If it ain't broke, don't fix it.
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Old 04-22-2010, 06:04 PM
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Default Re: Should I Replace a Fully Functional Clutch?

Don't replace it until it starts slipping. Like stated above, if it ain't broke, don't fix it. The only reason I replaced mine sooner was because I had to replace the engine and since it was right there...
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Old 04-23-2010, 07:11 AM
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Default Re: Should I Replace a Fully Functional Clutch?

Good. I can go work on other projects.

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