By on December 17, 2015

 

clutch. Image: Shutterstock user Somchai_Stock

James writes:

Hi Sajeev,

I’ve got a 2003 Impreza WRX (blob-eye) that’s covered 96,000 km now. I bought it two years ago from the original owner, who seemed to take very good care of the car (every receipt since new). The car has been almost faultless.

About 4,000 km ago, at 92,000 km, the original clutch was clearly on its last legs. Under wide open throttle in 3rd gear, the clutch would slip and struggle to get power down. So off it went to a local WRX specialist to have the clutch replaced with a new kit: new pressure plate, machined flywheel and new Exedy OEM (standard, not heavy duty) replacement clutch.

However, when I got the car back, it felt completely wrong.

(Read More…)

Recent Comments

  • JimZ: Electrek is over that way. Stanning for Elon plays much better there.
  • volvo: From the internet site Paywizard.org Michael Manley CEO – Fiat Chrysler Automobiles Born: 1964 England...
  • Zipster: Hummer: Exactly the response one would expect from someone as science challenged and self-obsessed as your...
  • Alasdair: A Mazda without a forced induction device, or with a non-working one, probably does suck, that’s...
  • cprescott: California is lying. California can still have more strict rules. What they really want to do is to fiat...

New Car Research

Get a Free Dealer Quote

Who We Are

  • Timothy Cain
  • Matthew Guy
  • Ronnie Schreiber
  • Bozi Tatarevic
  • Chris Tonn
  • Corey Lewis
  • Mark Baruth