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997S Clutch Replacement Question


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The clutch in my 997S is being replaced due to chatter; the car has had this problem since new.

My question is there be anything I should be aware of for this procedure ie; flywheel replacement, proper torquing specs for the clutch plate bolts to stop the slight buzz in the pedal at higher rpms (the factory let out cars out w/o these being properly trq'd), any areas prone to leaks after the replacement etc...etc?

Thanks

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Not sure what mileage you have on your car but when my clutch was replaced on my 987 S boxster , I was advised its common to have the dual mass flywheel replaced also. The flywheels have a tendency to lose the spring return tension making them rattle and give a lag when taking up drive or throttle is cut. My flywheel was replaced for this reason , not that it had any surface damage or signs of overtemperature having covered only 29,ooo miles. You may for this reason wish to consider a performance clutch and single mass , lighter flywheel , while the job is being done.

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