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#1 mickyp

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Posted 23 October 2008 - 06:47 PM

Hi i have a 2001 fiesta freestyle with zetec engine 1.25cc. How should the clutch feel on these cars. Mine is soft and i have to lft it quite high before the car moves is this ok or am i going to be forkingout for a new one soon??

Help is much appreciated. Thanks in advance.

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#2 tom fiesta tom

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Posted 23 October 2008 - 11:46 PM

ive gt a 1997 fiesta ztec and my biting point is realy low i was kid of curious but it turns out mine is fine

#3 holdawayt

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Posted 28 October 2008 - 10:41 PM

i think every clutch feels different, mines a 1999 1.3 and before i changed the clutch the bite point was quite high, and now the new one is very low.
by the way they're easy to change if you need to.
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#4 maxrox85

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Posted 29 October 2008 - 02:58 PM

My clutch is really high to bite but i suspect it is on it's way out now as it also slips a little in second... holdawayt where did you purchase a new clutch from and was it expensive? Mine is a 1995 but probably won't pass the next MOT anyway, took a full day's welding to get it through this one :)

#5 ikarma70

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Posted 20 November 2008 - 03:35 PM

mines quite low and very positive.

#6 Mistry

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Posted 21 November 2008 - 06:47 PM

My clutch is quite low too.

That said I do tend to hear a slight rattling noise when I lift my foot off it whilst in neutral. Not quite sure if it's on its way out, just have a slight difficulty getting it into reverse every now and then.

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