There is mixed reviews with a smf, some ppl highly rate them but others have had nothing but problems. Check for worn components and replace. Have you modified your instrument cluster? Answer Save. Same today. We put a new throw out bearing in there as well. basically when the car is idling and the car is in neutral with the clutch pedal up you can hear some sort of spinning noise from inside the cabin. If you feel the knocking, it isn't anything external. Genuine MK3 Ford Mondeo TDCI fuel pump sprocket locking tool and pump mounting bolt tool for rent. If you hold the spring and press the clutch the noise goes away! Hi. When the clutch is pressed and you begin to lift off, not only can feel the knock/click but you can see it flexing. I am worried about a noise, and I would appreciate some advice. The club for Caterham and Lotus Seven enthusiasts, Lotus Seven ClubPO Box 7AbergavennyNP7 5WQTel: 01873 777303[email protected]. noisy clutch when depressed? Clutch is pushed in all the way, and I hear this very light grinding noise coming from the trans area. When the clutch pedal is released there is a squealing noise or a howling noise that is heard coming from the transmission. Source(s): https://owly.im/a8aZs. I'm a mechanic by trade and tried to have a quick look at home with a torch and no tools to strip further. The throw out bearing is making that knocking noise and is a sign that you will need a clutch … I will drain and fill with Comma 80w90 and see what effect it has. 73 0 6. In the last few days noticed a clonking/knocking noise when the clutch pedal is coming back up from being pressed. Knocking sound goes away when clutch pressed. Always make sure that all other components are in good condition. Alternatively the throw out bearing makes a noise when it goes bad but in the opposite way. Clutch noises can also indicate a defect. Lv 5. I have a ford fiesta style on a 07 plate. What Ian says, and you'll save a lot of time by warming the oil first. It's a 2004 MG ZR TD, I only noticed it tonight when I moved my car back a bit, the engine was still cold. I press clutch in and I hear a knocking I let off it quits. Hi everyone, 2001 1.8 TDCi, 170,000 km. 5 speed manual. When I push in the clutch pedal with my hand, I can feel the vibration from the knock. Have not noticed any clutch slip. Get on a side street with fan and radio off, 1st gear up to 2-3 km/h than get off the accelerator. Clutch knocking noise? So, you need a clutch. Top tip from Road & Race .... light smear of silicone sealant on top surface of gasket to keep it attached to the lid ... smear of grease on the lower surface to stop it sticking to the box flange. 1 decade ago. It seems to be more common in 2nd and 4th gear letting the clutch out but I think I've also heard it happen in 3rd. My transmission area (can be heard through the shifter) is making sort of a knocking noise until I push the clutch even the tiniest amount. - Noise stops when clutch pedal has about 10mm pushed in. (Retired), 2008 Hatchback 140 TDCI Sea Grey 136.000 Titanium. Thanks for all the info. I had the same issue. The noise stopped when the clutch was pressed and all I could hear was the normal hum of the engine. Propshaft off and jack front on car up, or take top of gearbox off and use syringe to suck oil out? 2004 Hatchback 130 TDCI Inkblue 564.000 Miles. It's an actual knocking/tapping noise. The recommended procedure on Talkford is to change everything when the gearbox is off because it is such a big Jo expensive job that it doesn't make any sense to pay all that labour and only change some parts. If you don’t hear anything then continue on to the next step. The clutches default position is engaged, by pressing in the pedal you disengage the clutch. 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