clutch slip

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  1. Hayleylulu

    Hayleylulu Banned

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    :Sad:we had clutch slip when we had to back uo for a long way put when left to cool down it wos ok wot do u think
     
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    IF IT WORKS , DONT FIX IT !!!!!!:thumb:
     
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    hi put y did it slip in the first place
     
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    stink etc.

    i once had to back up a slope with the clutch slipping ! it smelt like an abbatoir on fire ! next day, and since (2 years) it has been fine, if it aint broke dont fix it !:thumb:
     
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    hi thanks i wos going to get a new cluch fitted put will lave it now:Smile:
     
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    Clutches are very similar to brakes!
    Excessive use of brakes can cause brake fade where th disc gets so hot that they no longer work!
    The same thing could have happened to your clutch!

    The foolproof way to check a slipping clutch is to put it in fourth gear with the handbrake on then rev the engine and let the clutch out slowly if the motor stalls the clutch should be fine!
    If the engine still runs you need a new clutch!
     
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    Would suggest if you try the test as per Digger driver, you keep the footbrake down as well, otherwise you might find the clutch is fine but the handbrake is kn***ered:ROFLMAO:
     
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    Good point there, BUT have you got THREE FEET!

    One for the GAS
    One for the footbrake
    One for the Clutch:ROFLMAO::ROFLMAO::ROFLMAO:
     
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    no put the wife says i can use one off hers ::bigsmile:
     
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    Carefull, she might read that and then you will have put your foot in it!:shout:
     
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