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1999 Ford Focus Gearbox/clutch Problem????

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#1 brettald



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Posted 01 September 2012 - 10:06 PM

could anyone please tell me if you know if my problem is gearbox or clutch??

well when im driving my focus its making a very loud whining scream and some times a loud screch? its still driving ok the car stalls if i try pull away from a stand still in 3rd? was told if this happens the clutch is good?

when the loud metal sounding whine comes if i dip the clutch then bring it up again it goes?

could anyone help please?

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#2 artscot79


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Posted 02 September 2012 - 01:32 PM

sounds like a release bearing in which case a new clutch kits needed but ide take it to a garage who will look at that for free and give a diagnosis

#3 Stoney871


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Posted 02 September 2012 - 05:09 PM

Clutch releaser bearing or gearbox layshaft bearing.

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