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Old 03-20-2011, 02:40 PM   #1
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Zetec how do I get rid of clutch chatter?

4 different clutches 3 transmissions and 1 new motor... Where the he'll does that chatter come from it's so damn annoying! How do I get rid of it? I'm replacing my clutch with a stage 4 cm so I would love you know how to get rid of this sound... it stops when the clutch is disengaged but starts once I let go..

Help me out and tell me what's going on I have had this sound with different lightweight flywheels and even stock flywheels


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Old 03-20-2011, 02:45 PM   #2
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Are those all the things that have been replace in an attempt to fix the noise?

Were any components NOT replaced? Even hardware such as bolts?
were they torqued down correctly?

Got a video of it?
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it's just the way it is... you will never get rid of that chatter
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No not to get rid of noise it's just been normal wear from beating my car ;) I have 163k miles on my car everything has been replaced I just figured I would ask... There's just no stopping the sound it seems it's crazy
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Mine does it when my ar is idling. its not super loud, but i can hear it. kinda annoying but i learned to deal with it.
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So no offense but why did you make a thread asking "how do I get rid of this noise" then say you dont need help?

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So no offense but why did you make a thread asking "how do I get rid of this noise" then say you dont need help?

Lol.
You asked if I replaced all that to get rid of the noise I said no... Where did I say I don't need help?


And chris it seems alot of people have this problem I don't quite understand it.. There has to be a reason for the clutch chatter.. Considering all those things were changed everything in that area was replaced at one point in time.. It's just annoying as shit and sometimes it's loud, you can here it driving at 1000-2200 aswell
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mine is because of my underdrive pulley and aluminum flywheel... but im cool with it
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Old 03-21-2011, 10:08 AM   #9
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Wow the one thing I never changed was the ford racing underdrive pulley it's a much smaller pulley I wonder if that's what causes the rattle... That's so interesting

Spoke to William at cfm it's because of having less rotating mass that causes it to rattle... I guess the sound is something I have to deal with! Thanks for the info guys
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FWIW my MS3 has clutch chatter as well. I've been told it's normal.
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