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1991 BMW 325i Question: aft4er fitting new clutch cannot select 2nd gear without crunch, all other gears

 

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ITSBEEGEE, Clinton, IA, January 03, 2013, 04:28
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new clutch is smooth take up good, ist gear good change up to 2nd, crunch! bang lever hard seems to engage 2nd better, all other gears OK

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    Greg's Orange Auto (13671 Answers) , Orange, CA - (714) 361-9386
    globalhelper January 03, 2013, 06:06
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    what type of clutch kit did you purchase. dealer or aftermarket?

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    ITSBEEGEE, January 03, 2013, 07:16
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    aftermkt for sure, I bought the car not runninhg with a busted clutch. came with the clutch kit in the boots , fitted good and ia smooth take up, had a hassle getting clutch to operate thogh, pressure plate a liiole lower than ogiginal, 2-3mm had to adjust the secondary slave cyclinder to contect to the clutch lever

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    globalhelper, January 03, 2013, 09:11
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    iv seen badaftermarket b4 they just don't work well in this car. try readjusting and bleed hydraulic system again

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