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burnt clutch:(

Discussion in '1st Gen. Tacomas (1995-2004)' started by Mr.Fahrenheit, Oct 21, 2008.

  1. Oct 21, 2008 at 9:13 PM
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    Mr.Fahrenheit

    Mr.Fahrenheit [OP] Dennis = sinneD

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    hello fellow taco owners:

    i have a question, some what a newbie when it comes to manual trans and clutches. i went camping and ended up burning my clutch, dont asking me how...too many beers. anywhom the truck still works fine its just when im driving sometimes i still smell burnt clutch. something to worry about??:(


    3.4L 5spd.
     
  2. Oct 21, 2008 at 9:31 PM
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    chris4x4

    chris4x4 With sufficient thrust, pigs fly just fine. Moderator

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    Its just a clutch. Easy to replace. :)
     
  3. Oct 21, 2008 at 9:37 PM
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    Mr.Fahrenheit

    Mr.Fahrenheit [OP] Dennis = sinneD

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    agreed, just do i really need to? unsure if i wanna spend the time and money if its still semi ok....
     
  4. Oct 21, 2008 at 9:43 PM
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    chris4x4

    chris4x4 With sufficient thrust, pigs fly just fine. Moderator

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    If its not slipping under load when driveing in 5tgh gear, you may be ok. Way to check is to be going about 45 mph in 5th let off the gas and then hit the gas. If the revs rise, your clutch is burnt. If it doesnt, your good. :)
     
  5. Oct 21, 2008 at 9:50 PM
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    Mr.Fahrenheit

    Mr.Fahrenheit [OP] Dennis = sinneD

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    thank you.
    :)
     
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