I just bought a 2004 Ford focus The clutch was replaced but now grinds going into second gear and downshifting into second it really grinds...any suggestions?

Asked by May 08, 2015 at 10:47 AM about the 2004 Ford Focus

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

clutch was replaced now grinds going into second gear and really grinds downshifting into
second gear could air in the line afte clutch replacement cause this?

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Grinding is usually a syncro problem.

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Could be the syncros in the tranny, meaning it is worn, or maybe the clutch is installed wrong or just needs adjusting- hopefully, it's the latter-

How do you adjust the clutch or know if its installed wrong?

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Your clutch is not disengaging properly. It is likely a throw out bearing problem. Either wrong bearing or faulty assembly.

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