What Does a Clutch Kit Include?
What comes in a clutch kit depends on what is needed. The bare minimum clutch kit with be just the clutch disc and pressure plate for when this is needed. Sometimes the clutch assembly will develop a squeal or grumble that goes away when you press the clutch pedal. This is the throwout bearing, which is pressed against the pressure plate fingers by the clutch actuating lever. You can get a kit with the added, also. Installed in a recess in the flywheel is a small bearing which allows the very front tip of the transmission input shaft to rotate at a slower RPM than the engine. This bearing is called the pilot bearing and they will sometimes fail, also. The grand daddy kit is contains the works, clutch disc, pressure plate, throwout bearing and pilot bearing.