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1990 Jaguar XJS Question: Car:1980 Triumph TR7 5 speed manual hydraulic clutch ...MY CAR WAS NOT LISTED

 

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blue01, Seminole, FL, September 29, 2012, 22:34
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After the car runs until its hot the gears grind sometimes and are harder to shift especially 1st and Reverse

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    mastertech6371 September 30, 2012, 16:29
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    sounds like a pressure plate failure in the clutch.

    which car do you have??

    Roy

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    blue01, September 30, 2012, 21:29
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    Roy...I have a 1980 Triumph TR7 30th Anniv. Edition Roadster which I bought new, 4cyl, 2ltr, 5speed trans
    Thanks for thr feedback, I think it's clutch replacement time!!!
    Regards, Jack Russell
    rusljac2@verizon.net

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    ziptie12 October 01, 2012, 20:45
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    Last fluid service? clutch master cyl. leaking/air in it?

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    blue01, October 02, 2012, 22:52
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    NO....It's checked every 2 weeks...I think the pressure plate is the problem, I'm going to replace the clutch...It's 10 years old, and overdue.

    Jack

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