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Old 10-05-2018, 04:00 PM
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Hey all. My 01 just started making a lovely rattle from the drivetrain. When the clutch pedal is pressed in there is a scratching rattle that isn't constant but is consistent. My guess is an unbalanced clutch or flywheel, but I wanted to see if anyone had a similar experience. I'll post a video with sound later.

The previous owner told me he had a new clutch installed, however I plan to put a supermiata clutch in this winter.
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If itís only when the clutch pedal is depressed itís most likely your throw out bearing.
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2nd on the throw out bearing... they are easy to replace and run about $40. to get to it, however, you have to drop the trans.
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Thanks guys, that makes a lot of sense. I plan on doing the clutch as soon as my Fiesta sells. Gonna try and make it last till then.
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Originally Posted by themonkeyman View Post
If itís only when the clutch pedal is depressed itís most likely your throw out bearing.
Not at all. Could be pilot bearing tooóboth are active when the pedal is depressed.
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Not at all. Could be pilot bearing tooóboth are active when the pedal is depressed.
True, but the OP says the rattle is only present when clutch is disengaged. Maybe Iím just misreading the original post though.
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The noise is only present when clutch is disengaged (Pedal pushed in).
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Pretty much implicates the TOB
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