Do this test on a empty street or parking lot to see if your clutch is good: Stop the car and put your gear selector in first gear with your foot pressed on the clutch pedal.Let go of the clutch pedal. If the car stalls your clutch is fine,if the car doesn’t stall your clutch is gone.
First of all thanks for taking time to help me.
I can’t go in gear without the car shutting down,with the car idling in neutral if I press down on the clutch and put it on first gear the car will shut down. That’s my problem
I have YouTube lol,I think I know the driving part Im just stuck on that because I was frustrated on the car shutting down,I was doing everything right.i turn it on neutral with clutch in,then with clutch in then go to first gear
I have that also so when I install that clutch I might be able to finally put that car into gear.
And also i got the car running once by turning on the car in first gear already and drove it around in 1st then 2nd for a while but would not get into 3rd.i can start it in 1st gear and drive but can’t put it on 1st gear from neutral
So, to be absolutely clear, you push the clutch pedal all the way to the floor, then put the gearshift in 1st, and before you move the clutch, the engine dies?
Jack the rear of the car up, support it with jack stands, and turn the engine on. With the clutch in, put the shifter in first. Does it stall (I’m guessing not). Do the rear wheels start turning? If so, then your clutch isn’t disengaging properly.
If I recall that generation of Mustang still used a clutch cable. It’s possible the cable has stretched so that when you push the pedal in, the cable isn’t pulling far enough to completely disengage the clutch. I’d be checking that before I started tearing into the clutch itself.