clutch throwout bearing

clutch throwout bearing
The clutch release bearing.

Dictionary of automotive terms. 2015.

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  • clutch release finger — A flat piece of metal shaped like a curved finger. Through the movement of the throwout fork, the throwout bearing pushes against the clutch release fingers or levers to release pressure against the pressure plate. Also called clutch release… …   Dictionary of automotive terms

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