A car engine spins all the time while the car's wheels may not. An Acura car clutch ;allows us to smoothly engage a spinning engine to a non-spinning transmission by controlling the slippage between them hence stops the car without killing the engine.
The vehicles these days come with either manual or automatic gear transmission and mere with presence of a Acura clutch pedal former can be easily differentiated from the later. True-blue car enthusiasts opt for a vehicle that operates by manual transmission to get the real feel of the car's speed that really excites them. Today's brand car makers like Honda's luxury arm Acura offers both transmission options in some models, that driver can choose the one which actually suits them.
The Acura clutch system works by friction generated between a Acura clutch plate and a flywheel. In Acura clutch system, a flywheel connects to the engine, and a Acura clutch plate connects to the transmission.
Sooner or later, every Acura clutch user deal with abrasion of the friction material on the disc, a worn throw out bearing (or a Acura clutch release bearing), broken or stretched Acura clutch cable, leaky or defective slave and /or master Acura clutch cylinders, air in the hydraulic line, unadjusted linkage, mismatched Acura clutch components, hard Acura clutch etc.
Acura clutch issues can occur at any mileage and for millions of reasons. Singularizing Acura clutch problems is not that easy as many of them exhibit similar symptoms. Still it's slight convenient to pinpoint an issue at a glance mere by Acura clutch noise, below are the few situations:
A car aficionado always realizes the importance of Acura clutch and allocates significant amount of effort on maintenance of Acura clutches.A good performance Acura clutch will give you higher clamping pressures and different slip characteristics.
- A growling or grinding noise when the Acura clutch is engaged; due to a bad transmission input shaft bearing.
- A squealing sound that occurs when the Acura clutch pedal is depressed and held; usually caused by a bad pilot bearing or bushing.
- A chirping noise that intensifies when the pedal is slowly depressed; it would indicate a bad release bearing.
- A chirping noise while standing in neutral and is faded away with a slow and depressed pedal, it's your fork/ pivot ball contact point.
Last but not the least before any outback excursion always carries Acura clutch slave and master-cylinder seals or seal "kits", a bottle of fresh hydraulic fluid, suitable spanners to fit and to bleed system.
Dont's:Never slip or ride the Acura clutch for long periods, do not rest foot on Acura clutch pedal while driving and always avoid use of old or contaminated hydraulic fluid.
Do's: A routine check for Acura clutch hydraulic fluid levels is a must and replacement should be done at a proper interval of time, also after safe water crossings never forget to remove the wading plug from the drain hole in Acura clutch housing.