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Old 14-11-2017, 08:07 PM   #1
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Hi guys. My 06 zetec has started to shudder on take off in 1st. Shifting to any other gear when moving is fine. Doesnt happen all the time but when it does it almost feels like the front end is tramping even at low speed.

Is this the beginning of the end for my clutch?

Also how do I find out my flywheel size as I've read there's several different sizes for the focus.

Thanks
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Old 14-11-2017, 11:34 PM   #2
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For an 06 Focus, there are only 2 Flywheels available one for diesel engine 8V41 6477 DB and one for petrol engines 3M51 6477 EB. So the later one is for your vehicle.

Yes it sounds like the start of the end of your clutch..
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Old 13-03-2018, 06:23 PM   #3
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Default Re: clutch shudder on take off

Thanks GTLEGEND, sorry to dra this up after quite a while.

Im revisiting getting my clutch done, and wondering if you know if that flywheel you mentioned is 230 or 240mm in diameter?

Would you suggest getting a dual mass again or convert to single mass?
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Old 14-03-2018, 12:42 AM   #4
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Not sure as the only dimension I can find is the clutch on the 5 speed MTX 75 Transmission diameter which is 228mm. Nothing noted on the actual flywheel.

I would keep everything as factory and try to use genuine parts if possible. that way you know everything will fit and work/feel as it should.
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