Don't rule out transmission fluid type. If you have a for-profit service,. Do you think the pivot point needs new bushings or what?. I'm confident that the plastic horseshoe grommet? It was only a year old when we bought it and seemed impeccable. This fix has lasted about 8 months now. I used Liquid Wrench White Lithium Grease Spray on the clutch pedal of my Tacoma. Maybe my master cylinder or slave is trying to tell me its on its way out? It's not a huge widesperad problem like in prior years, but definitely still something to consider.
Use a generous amount of high temperature grease lubricant on the ball and joint. Our customers love us and you will too. The clutch pedal in my '05 squeaks quite a bit when the interior of the truck is hot. If you have those dimensions, please post them to , so that we can keep all the relevant information and links in a single thread so that the next person with this problem starts where we left off, and improves it for the person after them. It's not going to require replacing the transmission snout. Is it likely during the past 11 years, the clutch pedal moving parts have gone dry and that is what caused the squeaking to being three days ago? The clutch pedal in our manual transmission cars see as much use at the gas and brake pedals.
The clutch pedal is normally higher than the brake pedal- so about 2 inches is normal. The squeak was driving me nuts. Also sometimes when I release the clutch it makes a sound like a spring releasing under pressure, Just a little bit worried I am not to knowledgeable on manual trannys its the fork tensioners in the transmission, i had the same issue and thought it was the pedel, so i tighted the wire in the shifter cabke thinking it was just loose, but that didnt fix it, so i checked the transmission and saw the fork tenisoners needed to be lube, lubed them and it solved the isssue,,,. Some people filled the worn pedal P tab by welding, others epoxied plates onto both sides. The spring is harder than the pedal so it begins to remove material from the pedal and squeak in the process. Should I have it on the middle hook? I have an '08 Tacoma, but i'm gonna print this out and take it to my dealership to have it fixed. I'll try again this weekend, pushing the clutch pedal and hearing the ticking sound is driving me nuts.
The pivot points on the clutch lever can squeak. Back in January, a mechanic did say my clutch pedal feels hard. You can see a perfect example of this by reading forum threads such as on Tacoma World. Find the bleeder valve on the clutch slave cylinder under the car on the driver side. Consult an auto repair shop to troubleshoot the squeaking, or take your vehicle to the dealer if it's still under warranty. I also used the Dremel to trim the sides so it'd fit into the groove thingamajig that the spring snaps into.
They may stop the squeaking only temporarily for a day or two at most. I know that the 04-05's had clutch pedal assembly replacements that were offered for owners complaining of the problem. To learn more, see our. Only because I had to grind down the outside diameter a bit. Hi, My 02 Taco has been squeaking for about 2 years now. I just shoot everything under the dash on the clutch pedal linkage with some spray lithium grease. Re: What does it mean when my clutch is squeaking? I presume the top of the lever which I can't get to is the problem.
It should be tight so there is no slack in the cable or pedal and back off a little. That must be where my squeak was coming from. Re: What does it mean when my clutch is squeaking? Now that I'm done, the clutch pedal has the snap that it did the day I bought it. I had changed to Amsoil synthetic in the transmission and it would be difficult to get into 1st or 2nd when cold. Please don't tell me to do a search, I have on both here and Google. I presume the top of the lever which I can't get to is the problem.
Below is a picture of what I used for the side mounting points. One being where the slave cylinder pushes on the clutch lever and the other being the pivot point for the lever just inside the bell housing. Over time, these rip off the firewall. Replace the bleed valve cap and the reservoir cap. In many cases, a car or truck that is still under warranty can be taken in to be checked if it has a squeaky clutch pedal.
I used a steel spacer from the specialty tools section see photo. I'll take pics of what I've done. There is a horseshoe shaped plastic insert that goes between the heavy clutch return spring and the pedal. They would have been greased when assembled but it wears off over time. Well, it was really, just had the annoying squeaky clutch.
There is no such thing as specific clutch pedal lube — but rather lubes that are compatible with clutch pedal lubrication. The squeaking sounds like a door that needs to be oiled. However, it is the only pedal that experiences the entire range of motion at every actuation. Or is this something I should only trust Toyota to do. Getting it back on was challenging.
I ended up taking it all back apart and making a horseshoe replacement on the lathe out of some nylon stock I had. Clutch fork is the lever sticking out of the gearbox which is pushed by the clutch slave cylinder. After I de-squeaked, I saw a post either here or Yotatech where you basically get rid of the heavy return spring and replace it with an extension spring sourced from any hardware store. Ultimately, a vice and a Dremel are very handy for this job. Did a search but didn't happen upon anything relevant.