Clutch fixed

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shonkers
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Clutch fixed

Post by shonkers » Thu Dec 28, 2017 7:59 pm

Hi guys just letting you know the clutch is fixed i had to get new hydraulic master/slave set up which was luk one £130 off fleabay, i cud hav put 2nd hand one in for £43 but how long would that have lasted, now i'm back on the road i have noticed a judder on take up i dont think its the clutch because everyone ive done before never had a problem, i'm suspecting the lower engine mount which i fitted with the thick rubber arms horizontally as a poor mans modified mount i'll just live with it for now. My other problem which was happening before clutch went is when starting the engine i have to give it half throttle if i dont it'll start but then conk out and then takes about 30 secs before it fires up, any thoughts

PeterN
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Re: Clutch fixed

Post by PeterN » Fri Dec 29, 2017 11:58 am

Well done on the clutch, there may just be some contamination causing the judder, will quite likely wear off. Your engine problem will likely be caused by air ingress, I would change the fuel filter first.

Peter

shonkers
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Re: Clutch fixed

Post by shonkers » Fri Dec 29, 2017 8:14 pm

Well i made sure everything was clean ah well i'll see how it goes, it's probably about time i changed filter, i took off the ariel today to seal it cos water has been leaking in and fogging up screen and now the car wont start i may have blown a fuse when taking out light but surely that would'nt stop engine firing cheers

PeterN
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Re: Clutch fixed

Post by PeterN » Sat Dec 30, 2017 11:13 am

If the car is damp inside it could be affecting the immobiliser, leave all the doors open on a sunny day :lol: and hopefully it will dry out. That happened to my first one, I dried it out and it was OK but it got wet again which wrote it off.

Peter

shonkers
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Re: Clutch fixed

Post by shonkers » Sat Dec 30, 2017 1:50 pm

Yeh it does feel like immobiliser problem, Ive also got a leak in rear door makin carpet wet an cant fix it doh so thats not helping, ps its -1• an snow today cheers mdears

shonkers
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Posts: 60
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Location: Coventry

Re: Clutch fixed

Post by shonkers » Sat Dec 30, 2017 11:23 pm

Would you believe it the fuse had blown possibly two, no 25 had defo gone were'nt sure about no 19 but i changed it anyway, then the green light on the immobilser came back on and she fired up happy days, according to the manual those fuses control interior lights and doesnt mention the immobiliser

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