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Date: Wed, 22 Sep 2004 18:02:28 -0400
From: "dave" <>
Subject: Re: Any special tools required for a clutch job on a C900

"Dave Hinz" <> wrote in message > On Tue, 21 Sep 2004 21:49:44 -0400, dave <> > wrote: >> Evening fellas.. >> >> I have a 92 C900 na that would appear to need a clutch. Are there any >> special tools or jigs needed for this job? I have the "Bentley" book, >> for >> what it's worth. Having just recently discovered that the heads are >> using >> some special damn bolts, and the shift linkage uses some other damn thing >> to >> hold it together, I'm a bit shy of having a go at the clutch. > > Sounds like you need a book, my friend. Bentley's guide is good, the > dealer should have it. The clutch job is made immensely easier with > a "clutch spacer tool" which goes for 20 bucks at the dealer; keeps > the clutch disk depressed while you take it out, without which it's > nearly impossible to do the job without swearing. > >> hoping this clutch job won't last too long.... Have the book. Just looking for those "gotcha's" that have snuck up on me in the past. Like that "clutch spacer tool" you mentioned. I don't suppose there is a substitute for said clutch spacer tool, the dealer is quite a hike from where I am. > What are the symptoms of the clutch problems you're seeing, exactly? > It's easily a saturday job, with just basic tools. > Clutch slips under power. This has been creeping up on me for a while. Doesn't matter if it's a slave cylinder, worn clutch pads, or god forbid a crankshaft seal (likely not, no visible oil seepage in that area), I'm still in that neck of the woods. dave

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