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Y2k 2.8 | Same thing on mine. IT SUCKS! (archive)

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Posted by J on October 24, 2000 at 08:24:31:

In Reply to: 3.0 gearbox noise? posted by SteveO(Uk) on October 23, 2000 at 13:05:54:


Hi,

Does anyone with a new manual 3 litre think the gearchange is a bit lumpy from 1st to 2nd?
I also experience a clunk/rattle from the engine/gearbox when I depress the clutch at low speeds ie. in first gear rolling to a stop and depressing the clutch.
The same clunk only louder happened in traffic tonight. I was in first gear moving very slowly in a trafic jam I gave a little bit of throttle and then took my foot completely off of the gas and immediately got a clunk as the car went from acceleration to slowing down.
The car has only done 1000 miles and I know it wasn't present for the first 600.
Is it just loosening up? My 1.9 never did this.. is it to be expected with a bigger engine? am I getting paranoid? ...

It still doesn't stop me driving it every spare moment I get === vrrooom :-0

thanks for any advice

SteveO





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