Join Date: Jul 2011
Car Year: MY00
Car Model: Forester
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Clutching at straws
2 different questions here:-
I'm worried that my clutch is on the way out, every now & then it slips a bit. Sometimes when I change up 1st to 2nd or 2nd to 3rd and let the clutch fully out the revs will rise by 2-300 then drop down again. No slipping on the down shift & I can't seem to make it slip by stamping on the accelerator. My previous experience of a failing clutch in a different type of car is that, once it starts slipping it quickly gets progressively worse until drive is pretty much gone but this occasional slip has been happening for a month or so.
Does this sound like a clutch going or something else, maybe a sticky release mechanism? I haven't looked at the mechanism yet as the weather has been pants & I have to work outside, also November is a frantic month for me
2nd question, Lidl, in their sale leaflet, are advertising snow chains available tomorrow for £20. If they still have some & they look OK, would a 4x4 use 1 pair or 2. If 1 pair I'm guessing they would go on the front, is that right.