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    Junior Member Prelure's Avatar
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    Manual Gearbox Clunking when putting gear in and changing gears,stand still + driving

    Hi guys,

    My 5th gen is making a clunking noise when im in neutral and putting it in gear and when driving it clunkes each time i change gear.

    What can this be ?

    Cheers

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    Regular Member manolii's Avatar
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    ATTS
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    have u changed the fluid?

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    PA Janitor Bob's Avatar
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    Could be an engine mount.

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    I'm New to PA ddoth's Avatar
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    It wouldn't be your clutch going out would it ?

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    Gold Member Flipmods's Avatar
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    Tighten your wheel nuts?

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    I'm New to PA mediasorcerer's Avatar
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    bleed the clutch, not hard to do, there is a nipple on the slave cylinder i believe, you can reco the master yourself if you handy with a spanner or buy a gasket kit and new slave,thats where id start,

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    Junior Member
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    I just had an issue with my clutch losing copious amounts of fluid. I replaced my master cylinder, and after adjusting the actuator travel my car drives better than ever. I did the accelerator too while I was there and can't recommend it enough. My pedals have no play at all now, and my every day crunching (even reverse) is a thing of the past.
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    I'm New to PA mediasorcerer's Avatar
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    Yep i need to do mine too, slight shudder in first, but the clutch is strong, bet its the slave and/or master.

  9. #9
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    it'd most likely be driveshaft, engine mount or the gearbox itself.

    When inner axles go they can make an annoying clunk with any movement to the drivetrain, accelerating/deaccelerating, changing gear etc.

    seeing as its doing it on the spot that probably cancels out any suspension issues.

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    I'm New to PA mediasorcerer's Avatar
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    Oh yeh i just replaced a clunking driveshaft on my bros hyundai , your right!! His was making clunking noise when you turned the wheels to the right etc.

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