How to Adjust and Lubricate a Clutch Linkage

Below guide will teach you How to Adjust and Lubricate a Clutch Linkage . Please follow the instructions carefully.

Estimated Costs:

  • DIY Costs: Est. $0.00 parts only
  • Shop Costs: Est. $55.34 parts and labor

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  • Before commencing the repair work, take a small drive to have a better idea about the problem and you will rectify it appropriately.
  • During the drive, focus on the free play in the clutch pedal and also the smooth transition from one gear to another.
  • If nothings work well, you have to adjust the clutch linkage.
  • Take white lithium grease and apply it on the clutch linkage.
  • The free play in the clutch pedal can be adjusted by adjusting the threaded rod located at the outer end of the clutch linkage. This threaded rod often connected to a cable.
  • Take the clutch pedal return spring away and unfasten the threaded rod.
  • Adjust the threaded rod properly so that there is no free play at the transmission.
  • Before securing the rod, examine the clutch pedal and make sure that there is no more than 1-inch of free play.
  • Secure the threaded rod with locknut and put the clutch pedal return spring back to its place.

Points to Remember

  • Always use Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) to ensure your safety during the repair work such as protective eye-goggles, latex gloves, closed toe shoes etc.

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