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#1 (permalink) Old 07-27-2004, 10:02 AM
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i have a 99 530d manual and everytime i push the clutch past the 'biting' point i get a slight grinding feeling....any ideas?
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Yup. Same problem Da Red Dog has right now. Clutch release ('throwout') bearing failing. Expect to do a clutch replacement soon. ghead In the meantime, you can take it easy on the bearing if you can figure out how to shift without declutching, as I have.

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You have a stuffed thrust bearing.Replace the clutch also when you do this job.
Good Luck.

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