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Chaz
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2000 Silver Toyota Celica GT
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2000 Toyota Celica GT

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DFW Texas
May 26, 10:31am - #186066 
What the heck is going on?

I'm not sure but I think my clutch may be going bad. My car has 90500 mi on it. Here's what's happening:

When I shift, the car will sometimes be sluggish to accelerate almost as if there is a delay.

Today (and one time about three weeks ago) I went to work just fine then... When I got back in my car I put it in reverse and the engine wouldn't rev while in gear. I switched to first...same thing. I put it in neutral and reved the engine and it worked fine. After that I put it back in gear and it worked.

A couple questions:

1. Is my clutch going bad?

2. If so, which clutch should I buy? I've been looking at the ACT clutch kit w/ street disk and heavy duty pressure plate.


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vondutchguy
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vondutchguy

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2000 Toyota Celica

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Philly, PA
May 26, 10:35am - #186067 
that doesnt really sound like a clutch problem. when you clutch slips it feels like you lose power. you rpms will climb higher but you wont reall accelerate. as for your problem i dont know what to tell you.

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Chaz
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2000 Silver Toyota Celica GT
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DFW Texas
May 26, 10:50am - #186068 
Ohh...ok, that leaves me with no idea as to what it is.

Anyone else have any ideas confused


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FloydianSlip6
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FloydianSlip6

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2002 Toyota Celica

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Massachusetts
May 26, 10:51am - #186069 
Maybe a loose throttle cable??

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