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Author Topic: S max 2007 tdci  (Read 1171 times)

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S max 2007 tdci
« on: February 10, 2019, 02:51:00 am »
Hello New to here, please can anyone help on my s max just had new clutch and flywheel Luk brand now my first and reverse gears are hard to get in not had this problem before clutch and flywheel been changed mechanic says its gear selector collet but it wasn't doing this before this thanks

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Re: S max 2007 tdci
« Reply #1 on: February 10, 2019, 06:09:33 am »
Hello and  welcome5

Can you select the gears easy when engine is NOT running.
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Re: S max 2007 tdci
« Reply #2 on: February 10, 2019, 09:04:48 am »
Thank you for your reply Yes you can everything fine when engine off

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Re: S max 2007 tdci
« Reply #3 on: February 10, 2019, 09:58:25 am »
I would try giving it a damn good bleed first and see if that improves things. Where is the biting point of clutch?

The fact it goes in fine with engine off proves the linkage mechanism and points to clutch related,the garage are responsible for putting it right as they did the work.

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Re: S max 2007 tdci
« Reply #4 on: February 10, 2019, 10:58:10 am »
Thanks its been bled about 5 times by the garage , the biting point is about quarter way up

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Re: S max 2007 tdci
« Reply #5 on: February 10, 2019, 09:44:31 pm »
In that case sounds like clutch not fully clearing to me then,you need to take it back to them and get them to sort it out if they insist it isn’t the clutch get a 2nd opinion from somewhere else.
Wonder if they have sourced a clutch from techniclutch or alike?

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Re: S max 2007 tdci
« Reply #6 on: February 11, 2019, 01:47:12 am »
The clutch has come from bbc brakes Blackburn not techniclutch which I've heard some stories Chinese clutches

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Re: S max 2007 tdci
« Reply #7 on: February 11, 2019, 05:41:44 am »
Chances are it’s a gen LUk rather than a techniclutch cheap recon then.

I would give garage another chance and if they are still adamant it’s not the clutch get another garage to give a 2nd opinion.

Don’t suppose you paid on credit card did you? If so and garage won’t admit liability get in touch with CC company and do a section 75 claim.

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Re: S max 2007 tdci
« Reply #8 on: February 11, 2019, 11:37:30 am »
Thanks paid cash I'll see what garage says thanks again

 

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