Welcome to the North American Subaru Impreza Owners Club Wednesday April 16, 2014
Home Forums WikiNASIOC Products Store Modifications Upgrade Garage
NASIOC
Here you can view your subscribed threads, work with private messages and edit your profile and preferences Home Registration is free! Visit the NASIOC Store NASIOC Rules Search Find other members Frequently Asked Questions Calendar Archive NASIOC Upgrade Garage Logout
Go Back   NASIOC > NASIOC Technical > Transmission (AT/MT) & Driveline

Welcome to NASIOC - The world's largest online community for Subaru enthusiasts!
Welcome to the NASIOC.com Subaru forum.

You are currently viewing our forum as a guest, which gives you limited access to view most discussions and access our other features. By joining our community, free of charge, you will have access to post topics, communicate privately with other members (PM), respond to polls, upload content and access many other special features. Registration is free, fast and simple, so please join our community today!

If you have any problems with the registration process or your account login, please contact us.
* Registered users of the site do not see these ads.
Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 09-15-2007, 10:22 AM   #1
nstysti
Scooby Newbie
 
Member#: 152571
Join Date: Jun 2007
Default Need help- clutch burn smell

Just picked my car up after 4 months. the motor was blown and they replaced it but they said that I needed a new clutch. anyway I have an exedy organic clutch and a competition clutch litewieght flywheel. when I put it is reverse it smells like it is burning. I have only had it on for about 50 miles now and put it in reverse 4 times. it doesnt do it any other time but reverse.is this the break in smell?? Is this normal??
* Registered users of the site do not see these ads.

Last edited by nstysti; 09-15-2007 at 10:29 AM.
nstysti is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-17-2007, 01:09 PM   #2
smurfwrx
Scooby Guru
 
Member#: 151928
Join Date: Jun 2007
Chapter/Region: South East
Location: Columbia, SC
Vehicle:
09 Triumph S3

Default

are you riding the clutch in reverse? I'm not poking at you so please don't misunderstand me when I ask you this but, when I was new to MT, i had a bad habit of riding the clutch in reverse. It's easy to do because when you're backing, you tend to try to regulate your speed by how much the clutch is engaged. Moving forward, it's easier to let it grab and get off of it. If you let off the clutch entirely while backing and just let the car pull itself (i.e.- no gas) it should be fine and there would be no slippage and of course no burning clutch. I'd be willing to bet, whether you realize it or not, you are leaving your foot on the clutch and feathering it as you back up. If not, I stand corrected but try to pay attention to your left foot when you reverse and remedy that if that IS the case. Hope that helps.
smurfwrx is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Forum Jump

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Clutch burning smell when driving? KevinM Service & Maintenance 5 12-03-2009 10:35 AM
Clutch Burning smell at VIR please help!! dwomp24 Transmission (AT/MT) & Driveline 7 02-23-2009 08:15 PM
Clutch burning smell 05 STi (MAJ PROB) rek888v2 Transmission (AT/MT) & Driveline 3 12-29-2005 11:13 AM
Clutch Burning smell, smoke rbailey644 Outback Forum 0 01-17-2005 12:07 PM
clutch burn smell, good or bad?? IMPEXRALLY Newbies & FAQs 6 04-30-2003 10:05 PM


All times are GMT -4. The time now is 12:55 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.7.0
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Powered by Searchlight © 2014 Axivo Inc.
Copyright ©1999 - 2014, North American Subaru Impreza Owners Club, Inc.