[Vwdiesel] Clutch cable install - Success !!!

Derek weasel1 at sympatico.ca
Mon Nov 1 00:25:30 EST 2004

Finally got it adjusted right.  Guess when I thought I had it right, I didn't.   All I needed to do was to be sick, stay at home instead of going to work and try to adjust things in the dark when you can't see squat by a flashlight.  Turns out that instead of a little slack in the cable ( and I mean little ) I needed some tension.  I tightened the snot out of it and discovered that there was a "spot".  If I had the pedal there, it would shift in and out clunk free.  I backed off the adjustment until the spot moved closer to the floorboard and voila !  Clunk free and smooth shifting.  I guess what I was feeling before was the over center spring.  Let that be a lesson to you all.  Start tight and then back off.  It will save you some of the headache I went through ...

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