Advice 1: How to check the clutch on the car

Grip – the part of the vehicle that is responsible for the interaction of the engine and transmission. The component parts of the clutch, like most parts of the car are under constant load. Despite the relatively long service life of the clutch parts, it needs regular checking and maintenance.
How to check the clutch on the car
Instruction
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The main reasons why there is a need of clutch repair, are increased noise when you turn the clutch jerks when operating the clutch

incomplete inclusion of coupling (the clutch "slips"), incomplete clutch (clutch "leads").
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To check the status of the clutch sit in the car, set Parking brake, turn off the music and other devices emitting noise. Not to interfere with external sounds, close Windows and doors. First of all, push the clutch pedal with the engine off. The pedal must be pressed gently, smoothly, without failures and rattles. If you see increased noise and other sounds, make sure that they do not come from the return spring of the pedal. If your car uses a clutch cable, the noise may come from it. If there is abnormal noise when pressing, make sure it is not from the transmission, otherwise the clutch is in need of repair.
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Start the engine of a car, and, not including the transmission, press again the clutch pedal. Changing as you press the pedal the sound or noise can indicate deterioration of the release bearing of the clutch. In the case of a cable clutch, the noise may be a worn cable.
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For the next test, make sure you have a well adjusted handbrake. Sit in a car, the most set the Parking brake and start the engine. Squeeze until the end of the clutch pedal and put it in first gear. Without turning off the Parking brake, gradually release the clutch pedal. Do not tap on the gas pedal. If as you release the clutch, the engine revs begin to fall significantly until siloxane motor, the clutch is working properly. Otherwise, the grip is not until the end off and needs repair.
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To check clutch operation, sit in the car and start the engine. On a running motor, crank to the end of the clutch pedal. After a second or two after pressing, put her in reverse. If the gear is engaged smoothly and without effort, the clutch is fine. In addition, the engine was running, try switching between first and reverse gear. Hit the clutch and put it in first gear without releasing the clutch, turn off the speed. Release the clutch pedal and then press again and engage reverse gear. Repeat the cycle several times. If the switching occurs smoothly and without crunching your clutch properly. Otherwise, check the clutch basket and friction plate.
Note
- Before checking the clutch according to the operating instructions of the machine, adjust the clutch.
As the working lining wear of the friction disc, the clutch pedal goes up. The clutch starts to "grab" above.
Useful advice
- Before checking the clutch check the adjustment of drive clutch pedal, very often problems with the gear shifts occur due to incorrect adjustment of drive clutch.

Advice 2: How to adjust the clutch Viburnum

The first car Lada Kalina was released by AVTOVAZ in 2004. The machine has a number of disadvantages, one of which is the clutch for the transmission. Without waiting for the failure, adjust the clutch of the car. How to adjust the clutch Lada Kalina yourself?
How to adjust the clutch Viburnum
You will need
  • - ruler or measuring tape;
  • - Phillips screwdriver;
  • - Vernier caliper.
Instruction
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Turn off the car engine. Repeatedly press the clutch pedal with the engine off. Make sure there are no sticking, clicks, creaks, and other strange sounds. Note the gradual return movement of the pedal from the floor. If visual inspection is difficult, depress the pedal by hand into the floor and hold your hand during reverse movement, to feel the smoothness. Jerking the pedal when moving from the floor are a sign of a faulty clutch.
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Take a tape measure or a ruler and measure the distance between the floor of the machine and the outer surface of the clutch pedal. Depress the clutch pedal to stop and repeat the measurement. If the pedal travel was more than 146 mm, adjustment is required.
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Using a Phillips screwdriver remove the air filter. Pull the tip. Try to pull the clutch cable. A caliper measure the distance between the carrier and lever the plugs. The recommended distance value is 27 mm. If the measurement turned out another figure, adjust the distance with the leash. Loosen the leash threaded tip of the cable, achieving the recommended values.
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Turn the leash on the threads of cable terminal and get the desired values. Repeatedly press the clutch pedal and repeat the measurement with calipers. If necessary, repeat the adjustment process.
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Start the engine. If the clutch heard a howling sound, it indicates the wear of the release bearing of the clutch. With the engine off, disconnect the cable from the fork of the linkage and turning the plug clockwise, disconnect the release bearing from the diaphragm spring. The sound disappears – then release bearing is faulty.
Note
When you pull the clutch cable be careful. Too sharp and strong pull will cause deformation of the product.

Advice 3: How to adjust clutch on Renault Logan

Staff adjust clutch on Renault "Logan" often does not satisfy their owners. You can, of course, to get used to and ride. You can contact the service, but after his visit, many still complain to this site. Therefore, many prefer to do it yourself.
How to adjust clutch on Renault Logan
You will need
  • - pliers;
  • - the wrench;
  • - line
Instruction
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To adjust the clutch cable, measure dimension a between the end face of the damper and the release shaft and the size In between the damper end and the cable terminal. Size And needs to be 81 to 91 mm, the size of 55-65 mm. when measured values differ from the norm, set them up using the adjusting nut of the cable terminal.
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In the groove clutch find 2 nuts regulating the position of the pedals and screwed on the stud. The outer is a locknut. Unscrew it the entire length of the stud. Then, slowly remove the second nut, adjust the position of the pedal. After adjustment tighten the locknut while holding the adjusting nut with the key from the offset
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Note that over time the friction linings slave drive is subject to wear. Because of this change exposed cable adjustment. The clutch pedal moves up, increases its full speed and torque setting of the clutch is shifted toward the end of the pedal stroke. This adjustment should be checked and if necessary adjusted.
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Press the clutch pedal several times and verify that you installed adjustment do not get. If this occurs, check the tightness of the adjusting nut or locknut. Make sure that the thread on them is not disrupted. Also make sure that the free end of the release fork is in the range of 28-33 mm for clutch engine working volume of 1.4 l and 30-35 mm for the engine working volume of 1.6 L.
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To check the adjustment, start the engine. The car thus should stand on level ground. Depress the clutch pedal to the floor, put it in first gear and start to slowly release the pedal. Accelerator not touch. Before the time of setting the clutch the engine will change revs – this can be seen on the tachometer and notice of the hearing. When the car starts moving – this will be the time of seizure.
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Normal for most drivers is a secondary gripe, when the moment of starting, the car is in mid-pedal stroke. This adjustment is convenient when starting and driving in an urban environment. The top setting is in the area of ¾ of the pedal stroke and is convenient while shifting gears and driving at higher speeds.
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