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Clutch problem
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hi I have a x reg berlingo van with a 1.9 diesel engine the clutch bearing gave up and the fork was stuck so fitted new clutch kit and fork kit lasted three days and it's done the same.Only looked like a plastic bearing in the kit any advice appreciated 
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Did you use a good branded clutch & fork?
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(02-03-2015, 09:03 PM)ron Wrote:  Did you use a good branded clutch & fork?

Hi it was a valeo clutch kit and a topran fork kit it's coming out today weather permitting will update post then thanks 
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Hi ,
 I've seen  two examples where the shaft that carries the clutch  release bearing seizing up in the bush at the bottom of the bell housing, usually grit and dirt getting in through the rubber plug, it stops the release bearing from clearing the clutch pressure plate properly  and wearing the fingers away and jamming  into the hole it had made.  One of the two needed a complete clutch assy. and the other had a  clutch pedal which would not return. It was saved by a timely injection of oil into the bush and is still running  
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Sorted clutch bearing failed cheep valeo one eurocarparts would only swap like for like so got a Bosch metal one 
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(03-03-2015, 09:27 AM)brodfather11 Wrote:  the other had a  clutch pedal which would not return. It was saved by a timely injection of oil into the bush and is still running  

thanks ! sometimes the bite point on my pedal wont return fully,maybe this is what it is ?
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(04-03-2015, 03:23 AM)Dotcomdaz Wrote:  Sorted clutch bearing failed cheep valeo one eurocarparts would only swap like for like so got a Bosch metal one 
I am more than a little surprised,Valeo have a good reputation in the motor trade. Sad
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Same here ..... anyway just a reminder for all those with the plastic bush set up to lube it from time to time with oil. Don't worry about clutch contamination as this won't happen, what will happen is the oil will eventually reach the bottom bush as well which is good news.
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