Clutch Problems???

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  1. Stanglx5_0

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    Right now my car is sittin in my driveway and I can't get it started or out of gear. Clutch feels real soft, Its stuck in first gear.
    Is it my clutch or clutch cable?

    I have a king corba clutch in it.
     
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    Could be a number of things, what did you do???
     
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    Its been griding going into gear when getting on it and lately just not letting me into gear when getting on it. On the way home today running it pretty good it just wouldn't let me into any gear down the highway then i got lucky got it into 3rd and drove it home in 3rd. Pulled into the driveway pulled it out of 3rd, tryed 1st gear to pull into garage, wouldn't let me in at all, turned car off, then it went into 1st but now it won't start or i can't pull it out of 1st.
     
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    How old is the clutch? Do you have a stock cable and plastic quadrant? It may have just run out of adjustment like so many of them do. Mine did, but I didnt wait till it was that bad. Once you start to have probs getting into gears, its time to fix it. You will tear up the trans trying to drive it this way. Remove the cover at the clutch fork. Its one bolt then it slides back IIRC, it has a clip on the other end. If it has an adjustable cable, tighten it up. Look for a firewall adjuster, if you dont have one, I highly recommend getting one. As well as an aluminunm quad to replace the plastic crap ford put in there. Mine lasted over 100,000mi though. The way to adjust the factory stuff is to pull up on the clutch pedal and listen for a clicking. Mine was shot, and would not adjust. Hope this helps.
     
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