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HELP!GOT A PROBLEM #48501 Sep 26, 10:51am Sep 26, 10:51am
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HELP!GOT A PROBLEM
does anybody has the same problem?

today, i shifted to 1st gear waiting for the red light to turn green.

Then the light turned green, so i let off my clutch and gave it gas...but the car wouldnt go for some reasons...

tires were spinning, but the car just couldnt go as usual as it did. it took off so slow like a turtle.

i am pretty sure that i let off my clutch...and the emergency brake was off too

i think the problem might be my tranny...what do you guys think?

it happend twice already


Re: HELP!GOT A PROBLEM [Re: booyaolian] #48502 Sep 26, 10:54am Sep 26, 10:54am
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worn clutch could be a possibility


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Re: HELP!GOT A PROBLEM [Re: booyaolian] #48503 Sep 26, 11:07am Sep 26, 11:07am
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yeah sounds like you need a new clutch


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Re: HELP!GOT A PROBLEM [Re: glitch] #48504 Sep 26, 12:59pm Sep 26, 12:59pm
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I third that.. sounds like your clutch is on its way out the door.


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Re: HELP!GOT A PROBLEM [Re: booyaolian] #48505 Sep 26, 1:01pm Sep 26, 1:01pm
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maybe you had it in 3rd laughsilly

Re: HELP!GOT A PROBLEM [Re: Steven] #48506 Sep 26, 1:05pm Sep 26, 1:05pm
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Originally Posted by Steven
maybe you had it in 3rd laughsilly


That's a possibility. My wife did that once on our last car.. it was funny as hell.


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Re: HELP!GOT A PROBLEM [Re: booyaolian] #48507 Sep 26, 1:12pm Sep 26, 1:12pm
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If your tires were moving, and it wasn't like a jerky-peel-out, then it's prolly just that you were in 3rd gear. As the clutch catches (on a worn-out clutch), you would've felt a jerky response that sorta throws your head back into the seat. It sounds like you just had a slow start from the traffic light (you were in 3rd gear). Just my 2 cents

Re: HELP!GOT A PROBLEM [Re: booyaolian] #48508 Sep 26, 8:58pm Sep 26, 8:58pm
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no...i wasnt in 3rd gear...

i really dont know how to describe it...it was so weird

it was just like the wouldnt go forward...it went and

slowed down...and it went and slowed down...BUT as soon as

i shifted to the 2nd gear...it became normal again

i am so sure that i put it in 1st gear

so i just need to replace my clutch?

THANK YOU GUYS SO MUCH FOR HELPING ME THO!!!

Re: HELP!GOT A PROBLEM [Re: booyaolian] #48509 Sep 27, 1:12am Sep 27, 1:12am
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it's hard to diagnose a car over the internet. confused

I'm not convinced that it's a worn out clutch because you say that it's happened twice so far. If the clutch were worn out, I would think that you would experience the slipping every time you take off.

Are there any other symptoms? Any weird noises? Any change in the way that the clutch pedal feels?

Re: HELP!GOT A PROBLEM [Re: chameleon] #48510 Sep 27, 1:15am Sep 27, 1:15am
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Oh yeah, one other question - What were the engine RPM's doing when this happened. Were they steady while the car was surging forward, or was there engine RPM movement as well?


Re: HELP!GOT A PROBLEM [Re: booyaolian] #48511 Sep 27, 6:38am Sep 27, 6:38am
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the clutch was working as usual...nothing felt different...

when it was happenning...i could hear the tires rub the gravel sound and the engine sound

i didnt pay attention to my RPM...cuz i was in a intersection where left turn is not protected...and it happened when i was doing the left turn...it was dangerous

the engine sounded just like the sound that indicates you to shift gears

Re: HELP!GOT A PROBLEM [Re: booyaolian] #48512 Sep 28, 10:26pm Sep 28, 10:26pm
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Does your car have Injen CAI Intake??...were you rev the car while you at the stop light...if you are then is normal b/c of the Intake...my car does that too...in order to pick up...u must revv at least 3500 rpm and higher...i reccomand at 4000 w/ the Injen Intake...

Re: HELP!GOT A PROBLEM [Re: booyaolian] #48513 Sep 29, 9:49am Sep 29, 9:49am
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might sound stupid but was there a smell coming from the car? With my old prelude the clutch burned out , but before the clutched died it progressively had a strong burnt smell. Very distinctive , sometimes your can smell it coming from a transport on the highway. The smell comes out the exhaust.

Re: HELP!GOT A PROBLEM [Re: booyaolian] #48514 Sep 29, 9:53am Sep 29, 9:53am
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Sounds like 3rd gear to me tongue

Re: HELP!GOT A PROBLEM [Re: booyaolian] #48515 Sep 29, 10:37am Sep 29, 10:37am
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Yeahhhh I put my car in 3rd gear all the time thinking its first


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Re: HELP!GOT A PROBLEM [Re: booyaolian] #48516 Sep 29, 10:37am Sep 29, 10:37am
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I shift into neutral all the time at red lights and sometiems forget to shift back into first and try to pull out...almost hit someone on a hill yesterday by doin that rofl rofl

Re: HELP!GOT A PROBLEM [Re: trog2233] #48517 Sep 29, 11:03am Sep 29, 11:03am
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Ok, try this.
Don't do it often, but you can check your clutch pretty easy.

Put the car on the emergency brake.
Step on the clutch, shift into first.
Now rev up to about 2000 rpms.
Now pop the clutch slowly, the revs should go down and the engine should turn off.

If your rev's don't drop and you have your foot of the clutch but the engine is still running you need a new clutch.

Re: HELP!GOT A PROBLEM [Re: booyaolian] #48518 Sep 29, 5:31pm Sep 29, 5:31pm
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haa...i dont need a new clutch!!!

man...my car always die whenever i let go the clutch too early

there wasnt any smell~~~

and i dont have a Injen air Intake


Re: HELP!GOT A PROBLEM [Re: trog2233] #48519 Sep 29, 5:33pm Sep 29, 5:33pm
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Originally Posted by trog2233
I shift into neutral all the time at red lights and sometiems forget to shift back into first and try to pull out...almost hit someone on a hill yesterday by doin that rofl rofl


haa...

i do the same thing...but not on a hill


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