Clutch biting point lowers

2013 Ford Fiesta Zetech
Problem added: Oct 23, 2023 (1 month ago)
Car: Ford Fiesta
Year: 2013
Variant: Zetech
Problem Categories
Gearbox & Clutch
Fiesta 1.25 zetech on 13 plate. Occasionally difficulty in engaging 1st and reverse. Clutch biting point suddenly becomes much lower. Clutch has been replaced but still having same fault


Could be a hydraulic fault . Check clutch fluid level and check for any signs of fluid leakage at master cylinder , usually up at pedals .If all ok , may be a faulty clutch , there are a lot of cheap ( usually foreign ) rubbish parts about May be a clutch cover / diaphragm or bearing failure
Answered Oct 23, 2023 (1 month ago)
No loss of fluid.
But will have to have other options looked at
Answered Oct 23, 2023 (1 month ago)
Could try bleeding the clutch but does look like internal
with sudden drop Sometimes the clutch centre plate can drag on spigot shaft spines
Answered Oct 23, 2023 (1 month ago)

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