2005-2500HD, 8.1L, 6-spd Clutch Issue

Discussion in 'GM Powertrain' started by jimmieb, Sep 29, 2008.

  1. jimmieb

    jimmieb New Member

    I have a 2005 Chevy Silverado 2500 HD, 8.1L with a 6-speed manual transmission. I am having to push my clutch all the way to the floor with little to no resistance in order to shift. Is there anyway to adjust this or is it time for a new clutch? (I only have 80,000 miles on the OEM clutch) If it is time for a new one, can someone recommend a non OEM clutch manufacturer?
  2. CarpenterGuy

    CarpenterGuy Epic Member 5+ Years 500 Posts

    I didn't know you could get an 8.1 with a manual tranny. i learn something new every day
  3. vncj96

    vncj96 Epic Member 5+ Years 1000 Posts

    Is there a problem with it actually engaging when you are on the clutch or just the no resistance?
  4. jimmieb

    jimmieb New Member

    Just no resistance. It engages fine once I press down enough.
  5. jimmieb

    jimmieb New Member

    Yeah, had to special order. I have 4.10 gears..it could pull a house down, that's why I think I need an aftermarket clutch, too much power for an OEM clutch.

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