An old Tucson with 160,000 km has recently arrived at store
The owner of car drove up to check for abnormal noise in car. The abnormal noise got louder when clutch was pressed. There was a suspicion that manual transmission was faulty.
The maintenance engineer lifted car after receiving car and apparently heard an abnormal noise in gearbox, and abnormal noise was even more obvious when clutch was used. This is a Tucson with a manual transmission and service engineer suspected a three piece clutch kit. There was a problem with release bearing in car.
The maintenance technician spent 40 minutes to separate gearbox from engine. When serviceman was separating transmission, something fell out of transmission case. After maintenance man searched it, he found that it was a small steel ball. ball was inside release bearing.
The service technician removed release bearing and release bearing was defective. The owner of car saw that release bearing was defective and asked repairman why this happened. The repairman explained that it is recommended to replace release bearing. triple clutch kit every 60,000 km. If triple clutch is not replaced in time,
The pressure plate of a three-piece clutch becomes more resilient and rigid, and the steel hardens. The release bearing overheats and fails due to excessive force,
After listening to repairman's explanation, car owner said that lately I've been too busy to change three-piece clutch. repair shop. After car made an abnormal sound, it looks like a clutch. Problem with release bearing,
I did not expect it to be so serious, and bearing was immediately disposed of. The service technician has analyzed that three-way clutch replacement cycle has a lot to do with driving style. If you like aggressive driving, 3-section clutch may fail after 40,000 km. The driver can safely drive with 3-section clutch for 80,000 km. It is recommended to go to a repair shop every 60,000 km for vehicles with a manual transmission to check three-section grip, which is directly related to driving style. Give up aggressive driving and travel in a civilized way.