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Grinding Noise When Clutch Is In


pretty bad
Typical Repair Cost:
Average Mileage:
59,000 miles
Total Complaints:
1 complaints

Most Common Solutions:

  1. replace clutch, fly wheel, throeout bearing (1 reports)
1999 Pontiac Trans Am transmission problems

transmission problem

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1999 Pontiac Trans Am Owner Comments

problem #1

Aug 122009

Trans Am 350

  • Manual transmission
  • 59,000 miles


The grinding noise started months ago. Shifting the 6 speed became a problem when I'd "go through the gears." It was determined to be the throwout bearing. The best advise was to replace the clutch and flywheel while the transmission was out.

Got a clutch and flyweel from Advance Auto. It would not work. Pulled the transmission again, got a special clutch, as close as could be found to the factory specks.

The power windows quit working. I'll have to replace the motors on both side.

It's a great car, but if you have clutch problems you might want to take it to a dealer for service.

- , Black Mountain, NC, USA

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