new clutch 'chatter'?

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new clutch 'chatter'?

Post by DopeVibeGT » Thu Feb 05, 2015 10:44 pm

I just had a new clutch installed in my 03 GT. When I picked it up and drove it, when I pull out from a dead stop, the car vibrates badly. It's ok when it's moving and shifting into other gears. I took it back and they said that the flywheel was resurfaced and it should clear up. Is that right? I never had a car do that after a clutch was installed. I was going to give it 500 miles and if it isn't "cleared up" by then, take it back.

Anyone know if the mechanic is right or is there something wrong?
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Re: new clutch 'chatter'?

Post by gtv237 » Fri Feb 06, 2015 4:54 am

There is usually a swooshing sound when a new clutch is being released but there shouldn't be vibration. Something is definitely wrong.

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Re: new clutch 'chatter'?

Post by vibrologist » Fri Feb 06, 2015 5:22 am

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Re: new clutch 'chatter'?

Post by lobi » Fri Feb 06, 2015 5:41 am

Grease on friction plate or flywheel?
I agree, 500 miles won't solve it. I'd get manager to drive it with you so it can be well documented.
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