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Transmission/Clutch noise (5 speed manual)

When driving a chirping noise coming from my transmission/clutch. If I depress the clutch just a little (basically the play) the noise goes away. I tried to put a shim on the clutch pedal arm to keep the clutch from coming out all the way. This worked but if the car sits overnight when I first drive it the car surges for about a block before driving normally. I'm assuming since our clutches are hydraulically adjusted that is what is causing the surging until it readjusts??

My question is: what is the chirping and how do I fix it?

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clutch cable?


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Do you mean the cable needs to be replaced?
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i would say replaced or lubricated. let's see what the r170 experts have to say


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