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#1 (permalink) Old 07-02-2004, 05:23 AM
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Hi,

I've just recently bought my BMW but have noticed when changing gears that there seems to be some vibration when pressing down the clutch. There are no problems with the gear change or when the clutch is returned. Basically when pressing down the clutch about half way I can feel slight vibration. I believe on this model a hyraulic clutch is used. Is there a problem or am I worrring about nothing?

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Try depressing the clutch while stationery with the handbrake on:

Does the vibration stop when you turn the engine off? :P

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Cheers for the quick reply. The vibration isn't present when the engine is off. I think the plates in the clutch are probably slight misaligned. Best take it to the garage.

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if this is a used car it may have been in an accident. i'd check the alignment as well if you have it in the shop.
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