SERVICE MANUAL
  Applies to: Hyundai Coupe/Tiburon 1998-2001
GROUP
Clutch System General
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TROUBLESHOOTING 
Symptom
Probable cause
Remedy
Clutch slipping
  • Car will not respond to engine speed during acceleration.
  • Insufficient car speed
  • Lack of power during uphill driving
Insufficient pedal free play
Adjust

Clogged hydraulic system
Correct or replace parts

Excessive wear of clutch disc facing
Correct or replace parts

Hardened clutch disc facing, or oil on surface
Replace

Damaged pressure plate or flywheel
Replace

Weak or broken pressure spring
Replace
Difficult gear shifting (gear noise during shifting)
Excessive pedal free play
Adjust

Hydraulic system fluid leaks, air trapping or restriction
Repair or replace parts

Unusual wear or corrosion of clutch disc spline
Replace

Excessive vibration (distortion) of clutch disc
Replace
Clutch noisy
Symptom
Probable cause
Remedy
When clutch is not used
Insufficient free play of clutch pedal
Adjust

Excessive wear of clutch disc facing
Replace
A noise is heard after clutch is disengaged
Unusual wear and/or damage of release bearing
Replace
A noise is heard when clutch is disengaged
Insufficient grease on the sliding surface of bearing sleeve
Repair

Improperly installed clutch assembly or bearing
Repair
A noise is heard when the car is suddenly rolled of with clutch partially engaged
Damaged pilot bushing
Replace
Symptom
Probable cause
Remedy
Hard pedal effort
Insufficient lubrication of clutch pedal shaft
Repair
When clutch is not used
Insufficient lubrication of spline part of clutch disc
Repair

Insufficient lubrication of clutch release lever shaft
Repair

Insufficient lubrication of front bearing retainer
Repair
Hard to shift or will not shift
Excessive clutch pedal free play
Adjust pedal free play

Faulty clutch release cylinder
Repair release cylinder

Clutch disc out of true, runout is excessive or lining broken
Inspect clutch disc

Spline on input shaft or clutch disc dirty or burred
Repair or replace as necessary

Faulty clutch pressure plate
Replace clutch cover
Clutch slips
Clutch pedal free play insufficient
Adjust pedal free play

Clogged hydraulic system
Repair or replace pats

Clutch ldisc lining oily or worn out
Inspect clutch disc

Pressure plate faulty
Replace clutch cover

Loose engine mountsRelease fork binding
Inspect release fork
Clutch grabs/chatters
Clutch disc lining oily or worn out
Replace

Faulty pressure plate
Replace clutch cover

Clutch diaphragm spring bent
Replace clutch cover

Worn or broken torsion spring.
Replace clutch disc

Loose engine mounts
Repair as necessary
Clutch noisy
Damaged clutch pedal bushing
Replace clutch pedal bushing

Loose part inside housing
Repair as necessary

Worn or dirty release bearing
Replace release bearing

Release fork or linkage xticks
Repair as necessary