Feels like a slipping clutch
Abnormal noises from transmission/clutch area
Gear engagement problems
Grease / oil / fluid on pressure plate
Heat damage to pressure plate surface
Gouging to pressure plate surface
Broken / damaged pressure plate fingers
A damaged pressure plate is sometimes hard to diagnose, as it may feel like
just a clutch failure. Symptoms include a slipping clutch, abnormal
transmission/clutch noises, or tranmission gear engagement problems.
The only way to verify it's the pressure plate is to access the clutch system
by removing the transmission or engine.
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