I also want to replace the clutch kit etc whilst the gearbox etc is out and also again I understand you can lose refinement leaving the original worn plate in. I also got the car for the bargain of £750, so I've had a lot of value out of it so far. New 3-piece clutch kit, gearbox oil. I'm just going to have to see how it goes, but I'll be putting some money to one side just in case! Personally, it sounds to me that the clutch is struggling, but it could be a thrust bearing. Me personally, I would go for the single mass. In calls with them as the job was progressing they told me they'd got permission from the leasing company to go ahead - that was at the stage of removing the gearbox. We work with thousands of garages across the country.
Would this still be with within the range or is it likely to fail? Apart from my concern about the clutch, the car was fantastic. I questioned the dealer again about the clutch and he said he believed it was fine, so I took his word for it. It's completely free to use, and thousands already do, every week. Not the answer you're looking for? I said that I still wasn't happy as I knew what I felt the other day and there definitely was a problem. Anyway, I think it's just a case of seeing how the car goes, I'll probably do about 4000 miles whilst it is in the 3 month warranty so if there are any immediate problems I'm sure they'll show up. Patrick had quoted for clutch kit replacement, he phoned during the work to say that given the condition of the slave cylinder he recommended replacing it whilst they have it apart as it may help prevent further issues in future for a smal cost, no additional labour costs and no pressure to do so. Clutch replacement due to burning out.
Although it's only done 62,000, I am now putting up to 20,000 per year on it, and I don't plan on getting rid of the car any time soon. I would like to point out that because the slave cylinder is what pushes the clutch in the hydraulic system in the Mondeo, that if it starts to leak, it would cause the clutch to not be fully depressed or sloppy during engagements, which would cause the clutch to overheat. Clutch and starter motor are both worth doing yes. New Fords: 2014 S Max 2. After two days work, the car was returned with slave cylinder fixed and new clutch fitted since the old was 'badly worn'. How much is to have it removed etc? They haven't thoroughly attempted to reproduce it with you to diagnose, plus your test run wouldn't have found it.
The single mass flywheel may be more reliable but the dmf, apparently, does a brilliant job of smoothing out the vibrations etc. I'm not going to get it changed right now, as I want to do some shopping around and I don't have any problems starting the car or any of the big symptoms. So you don't understand how the Single Mass conversion kits do the same then right? Really accommodating garage picked up the car from my work and returned it within the day. Anyway I got put back on to the dealer who said there was nothing more they could do. I personally think the Clutch may have become contaminated as I've driven it 200 miles now and there has been no hint of clutch slip.
He managed to pull off in 3rd on a 10% incline without too much trouble apart from the rotten smell of the clutch! I aligned my clutch with a mop handle once…worked! Back in reality however get shut. If you are not Doesn't matter as sale of goods act allows you to return a purchase within a reasonable amount of time. If a clutch starts to wear out it should be replaced immediately. Patrick was very helpful, to the point of collecting my car on a Bank Holiday so work could be started first thing the next day! They use a special clutch plate that has a shock absorber built in to achieve the same affect. Overall happy with the service however initial price after testing the car was a little high but they reduced this to a reasonable price for me. Some garages wouldn't entertain doing it at all.
Would you like to do short journeys without the need to take the vehicle on an unnecessary motorway journey to try and regenerate the filter? I doubt the speed limiter would affect the clutch at all, it should just cut the throttle when the requisite speed is reached. The following day I took the car into a Ford garage. Please provide as much information about the job as possible? It's a big job as the engine and subframe need to come out, so there's 8 hours of labour in there. However, a leaking cylinder might cause contamination of the clutch plate, which might result in it needing to be replaced. The guy who dropped the car off was rude and had a few problems sorting date and time of collection but the work itself went very smoothly.
We negotiated a price and the deal was done. I definitely don't want a single mass flywheel as despite being cheaper I know it can make for a rough ride. I questioned the dealer about this and he said it was fine I'd never driven an mk4 Mondeo before so wasn't sure. Car maintenance history shows clutch disc was replaced just 600km before I bought it under warranty — Aug 7 '15 at 6:27 It sounds like they're trying to take you for a ride to me. After calming down the dealer agreed to take the car on the motorway and give it some hammer in 3rd, 4th and 5th where I was getting the problem. Because it has attracted low-quality or spam answers that had to be removed, posting an answer now requires 10 on this site the. It was sold with a 3 month warranty with a company called Auto Protect.
Is this just a garage seeing some easy money the nature of the problem and the stage we are now at - the work is complete - means its nigh impossible to identify who or what is at fault from a punter who doesn't usually use them I normally use one very close to where I work - so they don't really care whether they piss me off. It's not major but is noticeable. Independent garages and specialists are able to source parts from a variety of sources, including original parts, aftermarket parts and even used parts. It was also very convenient to be able to have my car collected and returned back to me making it very easy to fit into my schedule. If your vehicle has specific Brake Discs for each side e. I have a Mondeo 04 plate 1.