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Old 10-12-2012, 10:54 PM   #1646
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Originally Posted by tigertiger View Post
An update on my wife's focus after having seals and clutch replaced.

Still shifts much smoother. Once in a while I think I feel a very slight shudder when first accelerating from a stop, but so slight it could just be paranoia at this point.

A new issue. When climbing a moderately steep hill (about 5% grade) the tachometer fluctuates/pulsates by about 100 to 200 RPMs. On smaller hills the fluctuation is less. It seems much more difficult to keep it at a steady speed when climbing hills. I haven't tried using cruise control to see what happens, but I will tomorrow.
How many miles have you put on the new clutch?
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