Symptoms of clutch going? Squeaking sound in front
Danton J.A. Cardoso
djacardoso at gmail.com
Fri Feb 17 09:18:33 PST 2012
Update: RPM's "blip" after releasing clutch in 4th and 5th.
What is the general rate for clutch replacement? So far I have gotten $1050 and $1300. Ouch! This includes resurfacing of flywheel.
Danton J. A. Cardoso
On Feb 17, 2012, at 12:09, Grant Lenahan <glenahan at vfemail.net> wrote:
> actually, 4th or 5th, nor 2nd or 3rd.
> More torque on the clutch - remember the tranny is a torque multiplier - and in reverse, a divisor!
> On Feb 16, 2012, at 7:53 AM, Louis-Alain Richard wrote:
>> IME, a dying clutch will begin by slipping under load. Try to accelerate
>> hard in second or third, if it slips, time to replace the clutch.
>> Clutch shudder is usually more perceptible at launch when the car is cold.
>> -----Message d'origine-----
>> Patient A4 quattro with 2.8 30 Valve. 146,469 on the clock.
>> Upon releasing clutch after an upshift there is slight vibration. Also, when
>> car is off pedal has less effort than before when depressing.
>> As for the squeaking, happens on slow turns, like boat bumpers against a
>> dock. Running snows with 15's. Never had this before. Winter has been mild,
>> abnormal, for these parts.
>> Danton J. A. Cardoso
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