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Old 06-29-2004, 12:17 PM   #1
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How much does a new clutch cost for the 8?

Its probably still a bit early for anyone to be replacing clutches (unless youve been bad) but I was curious as to how much it would cost parts+labor?
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Old 06-29-2004, 03:25 PM   #2
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I'm curious about the cost as well, since this is my first stick shift car.
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Old 06-29-2004, 03:47 PM   #3
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your looking at around 600-800 parts and labor. Its best to do all tranny work at once (ie flywheel) since the labor is not cheap. the 8 looks to be easier than some cars, such as my 6, since getting to the tranny doesn't involve ripping ou half the subframe of the car. clutches run 300-450 for the part alone
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Old 06-29-2004, 03:48 PM   #4
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Don't ask my local dealership (Ferman Mazda in Tampa), they wanted $1,100 for labor alone to drop the transmission

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Old 06-29-2004, 04:02 PM   #5
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I am fortunate. I have access to lifts and tranny jacks here on the base. So for me it would be a DIY job. I ain't skeered. :D
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Old 06-29-2004, 04:12 PM   #6
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I recommend only getting the work done at a Mazda dealership or AAMCO. I had a local shop replace the clutch to my Stealth Rt Twin Turbo and they completely messed it up.
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