|If the clutch has never
- When assembling the bellhousing to
the engine, always check the bellhousing concentricity as described here.
when the car is stored in a humid environment for an extended
period, the clutch driven disk sticks to the flywheel or pressure
- Check the throw at the bell housing throwout arm.
should be a minimum of 3/4" with full foot pedal travel. (See the
- If it is less, does the arm significantly lag
motion of the pedal? That would indicate air in the system.
Bleed at the slave cylinder with the front of the car higher than
the rear. Also make sure that the cylinder is mounted with the
bleeder at the highest point.
- If the arm travel is
adequate, there's probably a problem with the clutch components or