its very hard to shift into gear but it doesnt slip
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1999 Ford Mustang
Question: wat would cause my cars clutch to b very hard topush down to shift ?
Answer #1patrick mannion from Greg Solow's Engine Room, July 18, 2011, 21:57Master
A bad clutch pressure plate could cause this (a sports/racing clutch pressure plate) or a spring to have come out of the clutch disc in which case the car would not go into gear sometimes if the spring lodged between the plate and disc. I just remember I think that car has a clutch cable between the clutch pedal and operating fork that year if so that is the most likely cause and cheapest option.
Answer #2gaylarowens January 02, 2012, 11:39Rookie
I had same problem. Lived with it for a couple of years and eventually had to replace the throwout bearing.