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  1. Lord Mac

    Lord Mac

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    If your clutch needs replacing is there another job you should do at the same time?
     
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    tedontour Funster Life Member

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    yes rob a bank to pay for it :thumb:
     
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    Clutch release bearing.
     
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    Steve Funster Life Member

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    Had mine done by Mr ..... last year 400 all in.
    Steve
     
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    ....... and if a dual-mass flywheel is fitted change that as well.
     
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    Clutch cable if it's not hydraulic.
     
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    Complete drain and refill of gearbox oil.
    Also closely inspect your driveshaft boots!
     
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    pappajohn Funster Life Member

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    not necessary in my opinion.
    motorhomes dont do intergalactic mileages so throwing away good old oil to be replaced by good new oil.
    Recommended change period may be in excess of 80000 miles.

    More important would be a fifth gear upgrade on older model Fiats while the box is out, if it hasnt been done.
     
  9. Lord Mac

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    Thank you all. I will definitely ask about the 5th gear. I had my mot, services and brakes done it cost me £532.
     
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    For the sake of less than £20 of oil? If the clutch is shot, its fair to assume the van has done a few miles!

    Why are motorhomers so tight?:Rofl1:
     
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    pappajohn Funster Life Member

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    if the oil was meant to be changed at relatively low mileages the manufacturers would specify a lower mileage in the service schedule.

    Not a case of being tight

    I have never changed a clutch on my own vehicles, and never changed the box oil on any vehicle unless its been due.

    Clutches wear prematurely by incorrect use and abuse
     
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