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Old 03-09-2017, 07:51 AM   #1
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Please forgive my lack of expertise here... I had the clutch replaced on a Honda Fit. It goes into gear fine and pressure is consistent, but it is considerably lower (the pressure) than before. Is this normal? I've never driven a car that had an old clutch and then a new one to know if this difference in pressure is normal or not.

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Over time the pressure plate can fatigue but a new replacement should feel in the same ballpark. Is the replacement the same brand and model as the replaced?
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Over time the pressure plate can fatigue but a new replacement should feel in the same ballpark. Is the replacement the same brand and model as the replaced?
Thanks for your reply. I'd say it's roughly 30% less pressure. I do not know the brand or model they used. I took it to a local mechanic that was referred to us by several neighbors.
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If you can ind out that might shed some light on it. Does it disengage and engage as the same heights (pedal position) it did before?
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