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Are these symptoms of clutch slipping?

Hugo L.

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I recently noticed that if I try to accelerate from around 3k rpm in, say, 3rd gear, that car would shudder before I would feel any acceleration.


Yesterday I was on the highway, crusing at around 2.5k rpm, and instead of downshifting, I just gave it some gas (not hard, just gradual increaed throttle input). Well, the rpm needle just jumped to 5k rpm and the car barely budged, until I let off the gas a little, and it seems like it «picked up», and then I accelerated.


Seems like it's doing that more and more, in pretty much every gear. Ironically, accelerating hard in 1st gear doesn't seem to be the problem.<


Time to change the clutch?

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Do you know to get a smfw and a good clutch ?


Must use a 06-11WRX smfw which is the same as a 07-09 Legacy GT smfw.


I have good luck with Spec clutches seem Southbend gets good marks too.

305,600miles 5/2012 ej257 short block, 8/2011 installed VF52 turbo, @20.8psi, 280whp, 300ftlbs. (SOLD).  CHECK your oil, these cars use it.


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