kneale at coslink.net
Fri Jun 30 20:43:26 EDT 2006
I'm preparing to replace the clutch/throwout bearing on the new-to-me
200q20v Avant. The throwout bearing (apparently) is squealing and won't
allow shifting. I got the car off a trailer and onto my hoist by starting
it with the clutch depressed and the gear required already selected. Got a
little "smoke" during the ride up the ramps onto the hoist.
Don't see any need in Bentley for any tool I don't have for extracting the
transmission from the vehicle. But Bentley calls for using "holder 10-201"
while removing and reinstalling the clutch bolts. There's also mention of
an apparently centering tool # 10-213A. Where would I get these or what
would I use as a substitute?
And the book says to grease the input splines lightly with G 000 100.
Any other words of wisdom for this task?
Oh, yeah, if I find the clutch disc and pressure plate assembly to be in
good shape (140k miles), should I save them for my 200q20v sedan (250+K miles)?
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