CLUTCH SYSTEM (for C551A) PROBLEM SYMPTOMS TABLE

Tech Tips

Use the table below to help determine the cause of problem symptoms. If multiple suspected areas are listed, the potential causes of the symptoms are listed in order of probability in the "Suspected Area" column of the table. Check each symptom by checking the suspected areas in the order they are listed. Replace parts as necessary.

Clutch System
Symptom Suspected Area See page
Clutch grabs/chatters Engine mounting (Loose) -
Clutch disc assembly (Excessive runout)

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Clutch disc assembly (Oily)

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Clutch disc assembly (Worn out)

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Clutch disc torsion rubber (Damaged)

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Clutch disc assembly (Glazed)

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Diaphragm spring (Tip out of alignment)

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Clutch noisy Clutch release bearing assembly (Worn, dirty, or damaged)

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Clutch disc torsion rubber (Damaged)

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Clutch slips Multi-mode manual transaxle system (Faulty)

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Clutch disc assembly (Oily)

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Clutch disc assembly (Worn out)

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Diaphragm spring (Damaged)

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Pressure plate (Distorted)

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Flywheel sub-assembly (Distorted)

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Clutch does not disengage Clutch actuator (Damaged)

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Clutch disc assembly (Out of true)

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Clutch disc assembly (Excessive runout)

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Clutch disc assembly (Lining broken)

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Clutch disc assembly (Dirty or burned)

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Clutch disc assembly (Oily)

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Clutch disc assembly (Lack of spline grease)

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