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Old 01-12-2013, 08:17 AM   #1
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2000 Gt clutch question

So randomly my clutch seems a lot easier to push now is this a warning sign for something going bad in the clutch itself or is it my transmission?
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It's probably your clutch quadrant. Do you have an aftermarket clutch? Take a look at your clutch pedal under the dash. Look for a white half moon plastic piece. There should be teeth on the outer edge, see if those look worn down.
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It's probably your clutch quadrant. Do you have an aftermarket clutch? Take a look at your clutch pedal under the dash. Look for a white half moon plastic piece. There should be teeth on the outer edge, see if those look worn down.
Yeah I do have an after market ford racing clutch.
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Yeah I do have an after market ford racing clutch.
It's probably your quadrant. The stock set-up doesn't react well to heavy pressure plates. American Muscle sells aftermarket set-ups that deletes the quadrant and runs a firewall adjuster instead.
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It's probably your quadrant. The stock set-up doesn't react well to heavy pressure plates. American Muscle sells aftermarket set-ups that deletes the quadrant and runs a firewall adjuster instead.
Where is this piece at I don't see it.
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Where is this piece at I don't see it.
Now I hear a rattling coming from underneath my car.. Could it still be the quadrant ?
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Where is this piece at I don't see it.
It should be mounted on a shaft somewhere above your gas pedal. Where does the rattle sound like it's coming from?
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It should be mounted on a shaft somewhere above your gas pedal. Where does the rattle sound like it's coming from?
The rattling is coming from underneath and when I push in my clutch it goes away.
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The rattling is coming from underneath and when I push in my clutch it goes away.
Is it extremely loud? That is probably something more clutch related.
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Is it extremely loud? That is probably something more clutch related.
It's not real loud but it's noticeable, it almost sounds like something rattling.
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It's not real loud but it's noticeable, it almost sounds like something rattling.
Is it only at idle or while driving?
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It's not real loud but it's noticeable, it almost sounds like something rattling.
Yeah I've had that before where my clutch rattled/squeaked at idle but went away when pressing on clutch.
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Thats the throw out bearing making the noise.. and u might have stretched the cable
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Ok I'm gonna jump in here because I went park my car just a min ago at school and snap!!! I freaked out! Thought ah there goes my clutch! But luckily no I think I just broke my clutch quadrant. After reading these post I am leaning towards the stage II clutch causing this. Any suggestions on getting her home I'm really afraid of getting stuck in traffick?
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Ok I'm gonna jump in here because I went park my car just a min ago at school and snap!!! I freaked out! Thought ah there goes my clutch! But luckily no I think I just broke my clutch quadrant. After reading these post I am leaning towards the stage II clutch causing this. Any suggestions on getting her home I'm really afraid of getting stuck in traffick?
Basically you're gonna have to drive without using your clutch.
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Basically you're gonna have to drive without using your clutch.
How the **** do you do that. I mean i have doen clutchless shifting before but how will u take off/stop without a clutch?
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How the **** do you do that. I mean i have doen clutchless shifting before but how will u take off/stop without a clutch?
That's kinda what I was wounderin???
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How the **** do you do that. I mean i have doen clutchless shifting before but how will u take off/stop without a clutch?
When you start to stop you shut off the engine, to start moving you push the clutch in to engage the neutral safety switch and start the engine with the car in gear. The starter should have enough torque to move the car. I had a buddy who's slave cylinder froze up in his Evo. He hated doing it but he managed to get the car home that way.
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Couldn't I just buy a quadrant for now to get buy with?
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Couldn't I just buy a quadrant for now to get buy with?
Yeah that should be all you need to fix it. Clutchless driving is only necessary if you NEED to get somewhere and the Mustang is your only transportation.
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Yeah that should be all you need to fix it. Clutchless driving is only necessary if you NEED to get somewhere and the Mustang is your only transportation.
Well need to get home where tools are handi
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Thats the throw out bearing making the noise.. and u might have stretched the cable
Throw out bearing is how much to replace? And the cable being stretched makes sense because I can still drive my car what's a new cable cost does anyone know?
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Throw out bearing is how much to replace? And the cable being stretched makes sense because I can still drive my car what's a new cable cost does anyone know?
Arp products have em as a whole kit for $80 and AM has em for $100...
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Arp products have em as a whole kit for $80 and AM has em for $100...
When you say a whole kit what do you mean? The cable and bearing?
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When you say a whole kit what do you mean? The cable and bearing?
Oh no sorry I just mean the cable kit that is adjustable you know. I did not mean bearings an all that sorry no. The whole clutch assembly with new bearings and fork cable an all that is quite a bit more than a hundred dollars lol my fault...
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Well upon taking my car to ford I ended up replacing...

Clutch, Clutch Fork, Flywheel, and a new Pilot Bearing now when I drive I can't even make it out of first with out spinning the tires.
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Well upon taking my car to ford I ended up replacing...

Clutch, Clutch Fork, Flywheel, and a new Pilot Bearing now when I drive I can't even make it out of first with out spinning the tires.
Lmao that's awesome, mine just broke right after this thread started so I'm dying to get the new clutch cable kit with the quadrant and adjuster. So I can get my baby fixed...
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Lmao that's awesome, mine just broke right after this thread started so I'm dying to get the new clutch cable kit with the quadrant and adjuster. So I can get my baby fixed...
I know how you feel I was away from mine only for a week and I was losing it. Lol
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I know how you feel I was away from mine only for a week and I was losing it. Lol
Yea +1000 on that...
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