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PostPosted: Sat Aug 19, 2017 8:35 am    Post subject: Boxster clutch Heavy Reply with quote

I have just purchased a 2003 Boxster 3.2 s, i love the car but the clutch seems very heavy , is this normal could it be the helper spring & if so how hard is it to change? car has done 56 k miles
 
  
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PostPosted: Sat Aug 19, 2017 9:18 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

What mileage has the car done?

Any info on previous clutch change?

The helper spring is awkward to get to but cheap to replace. I would have a look at that first.

If the spring is ok and the clutch is still very heavy it could be that you need to consider having a new clutch fitted.

Have a look on line for helper spring videos.
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PostPosted: Sat Aug 19, 2017 2:47 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Agree


Its often the clutch .
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