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Author Topic: Clutch and flywheel replacement  (Read 2568 times)

Offline Tony5496

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Clutch and flywheel replacement
« on: September 07, 2015, 07:01:55 PM »
Hi can someone tell me what's involved when doing the clutch and flywheel do the drive shaft have to come out. I was wondering as I've had this job done on the car and it seems to be pulling to the left. just wondered if something might be adrift somewhere or whether it might of knocked the tracking out many thanks.

Offline insanitybeard

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Re: Clutch and flywheel replacement
« Reply #1 on: September 07, 2015, 11:42:02 PM »
At the least the driveshafts have to be removed from the gearbox though it's usually possible to leave them fitted in the hubs and just tie them up to the underside of the chassis somewhere out of the way. If whoever did the job took down the front subframe to carry out the work and didn't align it properly when reinstalling it, that could possibly explain the problem.
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Offline Tony5496

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Re: Clutch and flywheel replacement
« Reply #2 on: September 08, 2015, 12:46:14 AM »
Ok thanks very much I will need to get the tracking done now it's way out and it is pulling to the left and driving me mad.

 

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