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    Regular Member Vectra-c-SRI's Avatar
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    Alot of talk about dmf and thought i run a poll as a forked out 800pounds on a new dmf kit last year.

    My dad said to me ages ago do i start with the clutch down i never touch any pedals when starting just making sure the coil light goes out first.....

    so i would like you views in what you guys/ladys do ??


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    Always clutch down and in neutral. Habit now, I don't even think about it!

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    Down in my old vectra
    Vectra vxr custome remaps egr deletes dpf and diagnostic work all remaps are custome bench tuning avalible all genuine equipment PM for info

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    Regular Member Vectra-c-SRI's Avatar
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    do you think thats how i recked the dmf ? when the guy took it off he showed me the play in it unreal.. but clutch looked new !

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    i think it will help it last abit or a lot longer iv been doing this since i had it replaced.
    i will say it sounds better with no Clunking just Smoother starting only time will tell

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    Vehicle : Bmw 330d

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    Insignia you need to push to start and had a couple of those fail. We think its over heating from hill starts or holding the clutch on a hill doesn't help

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    have done this for years in all the cars ive had , also do it in the work lorry . dont know if it does any good ,but just do it out off habit now. khalid

    the vectra has gone , but not far away so ill still see it form time to time

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    You should have your foot on the clutch as the engine will then have less load on it (from the gearbox) when starting.

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    As per the other poll... clutch down

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