Causes & Symptoms of a Slipping Clutch

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Slipping Clutch

After Long-Term Use

Worn Clutch Disc – Disc is worn to rivets

Oil Soaked Clutch Disc – Pressure plate surface appears polished

Clutch Out of Adjustment – Heat damaged pressure plate and flywheel

Binding Linkage – Heat damaged pressure plate and flywheel

Defective Pressure Plate – Uneven heat damage to the pressure plate

After Limited Use

Oil Soaked Clutch Disc – Pressure plate surface appears polished

Driver Abuse

  • Destroyed friction material
  • Destroyed center hub
  • Extreme heat damage to components
  • Discolored pressure plate, disc, or flywheel

Clutch out of adjustment

  • Heat damaged pressure plate and flywheel
  • Inoperative auto adjuster
  • Binding hydraulics
  • Worn Linkage

Defective pressure plate

  • Caused by Heat
  • Uneven Fingers

Flywheel not resurfaced or out of specification