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Old 08-23-2013, 04:46 PM   #1
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Clutch ques

Clutch feels soft and sloppy but grabs just fine. Any suggestions?
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Try adjusting the cable
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If its the stock cable/quadrant then just grab the clutch pedal with your hand and yank upwards HARD. You should hear a zip tie like sound which is the self adjusting quadrant taking any slack out of the cable.
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If its the stock cable/quadrant then just grab the clutch pedal with your hand and yank upwards HARD. You should hear a zip tie like sound which is the self adjusting quadrant taking any slack out of the cable.
This.
Also, if the point of engagement is changing at random, you'll likely need to replace that quad. The plastic teeth often strip out.
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I never had an issue with the stock quadrants in all the years I had one. I'm half contemplating swapping a good stock quadrant back into my car actually. Loved the feel and the engagement points and the ability to self adjust.
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I never had an issue with the stock quadrants in all the years I had one. I'm half contemplating swapping a good stock quadrant back into my car actually. Loved the feel and the engagement points and the ability to self adjust.
my 04 (only a few teeth stripped) and my 89 (completely stripped out) both failed.

The 04 actually rounded off, it didn't really strip. Still wouldn't hold it's adjustment though. Worked great up to around 80k.
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Hmmm well dunno then. YMMV as always.
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Hmmm well dunno then. YMMV as always.
No idea what that means
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I never had an issue with the stock quadrants in all the years I had one. I'm half contemplating swapping a good stock quadrant back into my car actually. Loved the feel and the engagement points and the ability to self adjust.
Me either until one day mine just snapped in half in traffic lol ( GT 140k miles )
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