Date: Thu, 11 Mar 1999 20:52:03 -0600
From: eichdsgnnopsamnet (eichler)
Subject: Re: Gear selection problem


>> Steve Porter <SPorternopsam.co.uk> wrote in article > <36E78A08.251FD0B8nopsam.co.uk>... > > I have a 1986 900 16v Turbo. Gear selection isn't smooth at the best of > > times, but when the engine is cold, it's almost impossible to select > > 2nd. I was wondering if this was anything to do with the clutch - the > > pedal has a couple of inches movement before there is any resistance - > > if this isn't normal, is any adjustment possible? > > > > Steve > > > > -- > > Steve Porter, Senior Software Engineer. > > > > INRI UK Ltd, Alpha House, Chilworth Research Centre, > > SOUTHAMPTON, SO16 7NS, United Kingdom. > > > > mailto:SPorternopsam.co.uk phone: +44 (0)1703 760484 > > As far as the pedal movement is concerned, look at the cluth pedal arm where it comes in contact with the clevis pin comes in contact with the arm. There seems to be a cronic problem with the bushing in the arm wearing out, giving the arm free play before it actually actuates the clutch master cylinder. Done this on my 900's a time or two. eichler.

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