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Unread 06-24-2012, 09:43 PM   #1
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T150 won't shift after clutch replacement

The tranny shifted fine before I drove it to break in the new clutch (I tried a few light clutch engagements - both foward and reverse - before actually driving it.) It shifted OK at first, but shortly, I could only get the tranny to shift into 2nd.
I replaced the clutch disc, pressure plate, clutch release bearing, clutch release fork, pilot bushing, clutch linkage rod, and bell crank. I repaired the worn ends of the clutch rod (pedal arm to bell crank). The clutch will engage/disengage properly in the only gear I can currently get it to shift into (2nd).
I took it all apart because it seemed like the clutch was worn out, but i found the the alignment pins for the throw-out bearing on the clutch fork had worn off, allowing one side of the throw-out bearing to slip off. The clutch disc was hardly worn at all, but the fingers on the pressure plate, and the throw-out bearing both had odd wear patterns

Any ideas?

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Sounds like the clutch is not disengaging. With the engine off will it slip into all gears? If so it is probably a question of adjustment.
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Sounds like the clutch is not disengaging. With the engine off will it slip into all gears? If so it is probably a question of adjustment.
x2, adjust that linkage and you should be good to go.
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