Scott Tilton wrote:
> Hey Folks,
> I've got a question about a strange clutch noise in a TR-4.
> When I depress the clutch . . . it sounds almost like a kid who has put cards
> in the spokes of his bicycle.
> Clickety, Clickety, Clickety, Clickety. . . .
> It is much worse when it is cold. As a matter of fact, when it is hot, it
> might go away all together.
> It is a TR-4 clutch . .with the fingers and not the diaphragm.
> The car doesn't see much use at all. Less than 100miles per year (trying to
> change that)
> The really annoying thing is . .. about 3 years ago . . I had the same
> and because the noise really scared me, I ended up replacing the clutch (3
> piece kit if I remember right)
> after a severely boneheaded mistake that kept the car out of comission for
> than a year, and then some other factors that added another year . . . the car
> is puttering along once again.
> However the clutch sound is back with a vengence.
> I'm not that worried about it. . . the clutch seems to work fine.
> And I have my daily driver TR-6 to keep me busy.
> Any ideas?
Yeah, time to pull out the tranny for a good inspection. Actually it probably
is the throwout bearing but you won't know for sure without inspecting
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