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Thread: Has anyone replaced a clutch?

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    I spoke too soon.

    https://www.ebay.com/sch/i.html?_fro...h&_sacat=33730

    https://www.ebay.com/itm/Genuine-Mit...RaBdrb&vxp=mtr

    The clutch set on these will be about $400 with the pressure plate, throwout bearing, and clutch disc. Also, how about an alingment tool? I guess you could make one from something. A bolt with some tape wrapped around it worked well for the Metro. Is there any type of pilot bearing on these? I couldn't find one but often that part fits another car or you can often re-use these unlike a throwout bearing which I always change.

    This makes me miss the Geo Metro clutch kits with everything you need and a lifetime warranty for $100.

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    I got my Clutch Release Bearing and Clutch Pad from eBay. Cost around 200 for everything. It took me about 2hrs to remove the whole wheel well innards and the caliper and CV Axles on both sides. Removed the starter and disconnected all wiring bolted around trans and gearbox. Idk how long it will take my mechanic friend to dismount the engine from mount and disconnect trans. I am putting it back together this weekend. It took awhile cause I had to find parts and receive them lol. I will update when finished. Side Note: Make sure to disconnect shifter linkage from gearbox through topside and DONT MOVE THE LINKAGE DURING OR AFTER REMOVAL!!! Also when I removed my starter I could see the mangled remains of my clutch, looked like a dead raccoon/cat IMO.

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    The parts I posted show the 2014 and 2015 models. Are these parts different on a 2017 and later?

    Conor

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    I am not sure. I heard that 2014-2018 are all same as long as its for 1.2L engine.

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    Parts will become available more and more as time goes by. The oldest Metro is 29 years old now. The oldest Mirage is just over 3 years.

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    Only the Gen 5 is 3 years old. Mirages have been around since the 80's

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    I know the Mirage, Dodge Colt Vista or whatever it was called has been around a long long time. They are the same car in name only though much like the Geo Metro and the Geo Prism shared the same name but the rest was different. Sometimes my searches bring up the old Mirage parts and they are cheap compared to the new stuff. I am glad I am seeing serpentine belts, radiator hoses, and water pumps, etc. available now for these. Has anyone changed a water pump yet?

    Conor



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