[A4] Uphill troubles
Calvyn at stny.rr.com
Thu Jul 14 21:39:17 EDT 2005
My clutch engages high as well, always has...
Had my A4 for 3 years 35K miles and it's been high the entire time.
Never slipped, even when being 'aggressive'.
'96 A4 2.8 V6-12v FronTrac
From: a4-bounces at audifans.com [mailto:a4-bounces at audifans.com] On Behalf Of
Sent: Thursday, July 14, 2005 9:31 PM
To: Pbadore at aol.com; sfdaytona at yahoo.com; a4 at audifans.com
Subject: Re: [A4] Uphill troubles
on the topic, a question for all you clutched people -
where in the clutches throw does your engine start to
engage? mine did it at the last third of the throw. that seemed
to me to be a sign of a worn clutch, so when i wrecked the car
i had them replace a clutch since labor would be a pitance as
the engine was already in bits. the new clutch feels identical.
1: they only said they did the clutch and charged for the part
2: i'm an idiot and didn't consult other A4 cars to see how
their clutches felt.
At 7:20 PM -0400 7/14/05, Pbadore at aol.com wrote:
>Yes, the clutch is slipping under load. Eventually, you will be able engage
>without the car moving or moving very little.
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