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The clutch squealing when I push on it. None. I moved from a

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The clutch squealing when I push on it.
JA: Has the clutch been slipping? Are you having any trouble shifting?
Customer: None. I moved from a very mild climate in WA. State to Texas where it is much warmer. 2nd trip here and only has done this both trips.
JA: What is the make/model/year of your car?
Customer: Older. 1993 Saturn SC.
JA: Are you fixing your SC yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: No
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: That's it.

Hello, my name is ***** ***** I will assist you today. Does the squealing stop when you release the clutch pedal?

Chris

Customer: replied 5 months ago.
it only squeals pushing down and as it is releasing
Customer: replied 5 months ago.
I had the clutch replaced 2 yrs ago

Ok, then that squealing noise is coming from the release (throw out) bearing. The clutch itself is probably ok.

You will need to have the transmission removed, and the bearing replaced. Not an expensive part, but the labor will be oh 4 to 5 hours to do that.

Just FYI, the release bearing pushes on the clutch pressure plate when you step on the pedal. If the bearing starts to fail, then it makes that noise.

I hope this helps, and if you need further assistance, please ask!

Chris

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Customer: replied 5 months ago.
Thank you Sir.

You are very welcome! Thank you for the positive rating! If you need further assistance, please let me know.

Chris