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Unread 11-29-2011, 06:42 AM   #16
boardmaker
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I had to rock the crank shaft back and forth a little. Also, make sure the trans is in neutral.

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Unread 11-29-2011, 04:16 PM   #17
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ok...got it out, i pulled it out because there was a loud know comming from the center of the bellhousing, i thought there would be a backed out bolt....but it looks pristine....again..fml
should i just rebuild it?
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Unread 11-29-2011, 04:51 PM   #18
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Spin the throwout bearing by hand and see if it makes a noise something like you were hearing. Remember, it will be quieter spinning it by hand. Also remove the clutch disc and check it for broken or missing springs.
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Unread 11-29-2011, 05:13 PM   #19
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I just ran across a thread of yours with video of a knock. If that is the reason for pulling the tranny, I am guessing you have an external slave cylinder for your clutch. If so you will see a shiny spot on the throwout bearing fork where it is contacting the pressure plate causing the noise. If I am right, replace the clutch disc (which will be totally worn out) and check the fork for a crack or a bend, replace the fork and your noise will be gone. (I hope I am right on this one)

Edit: If you have an internal slave please disregard this post!
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Unread 11-30-2011, 01:39 PM   #20
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I just ran across a thread of yours with video of a knock. If that is the reason for pulling the tranny, I am guessing you have an external slave cylinder for your clutch. If so you will see a shiny spot on the throwout bearing fork where it is contacting the pressure plate causing the noise. If I am right, replace the clutch disc (which will be totally worn out) and check the fork for a crack or a bend, replace the fork and your noise will be gone. (I hope I am right on this one)

Edit: If you have an internal slave please disregard this post!
its an internal slave cylinder, but thanks for your feedback
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