Clutch Disc Oil Contaminated
Symptoms:
Clutch chatters
Clutch slips-does not hold vehicle power
Clutch wore out prematurely
Possible Causes:
Oil leak from engine or transmission
Solutions:
Repair oil leak
Thoroughly clean bellhousing and release components
Replace clutch assembly
Inspect and resurface flywheel-replace if necessar

Clutch Disc Overheated/Abused
Symptoms:
Clutch won't release
Clutch chatters
Clutch slips
Clutch vibrates
Clutch wore out prematurely
Possible Causes:
Excessive engine power
Improper break-in procedure
Clutch excessively preloaded-improper adjustment
Solutions:
Adjust clutch pedal freeplay
Replace clutch with upgraded clutch assembly
Inspect and resurface flywheel-replace if necessary
Follow proper break-in procedure
Evaluate driving style

Clutch Disc Bent
Symptoms:
Difficult clutch engagement or disengagement-difficult shifting
Noise from clutch
Possible Causes:
Clutch disc installed incorrectly
Transmission hung on clutch disc by input shaft during installation
Part damaged during shipping
Solutions:
Replace clutch disc
Inspect pressure plate-replace if wear is found
Evaluate transmission installation-support transmission during installation

Clutch Disc Drive Stop Rivets Abused/Worn/Broken
Symptoms:
Clutch wore out prematurely
Noise from clutch
Possible Causes:
Abusive downshifting/upshifting
Side-step launch of vehicle
Solutions:
Replace clutch assembly
Inspect and resurface flywheel-replace if necessary
Evaluate driving style-avoid using clutch to slow vehicle and abusive launching