Clutch Problems anyone else having issues

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  1. smcarnut

    smcarnut Rookie

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    2015 Hellcat manual trans clutch slippage issues in fourth through sixth gear...Any help would be appreciated.
    I ran my car at the track last night first time. The only pass the car hooked on the clutch started slipping in fourth gear. The car ran 11.94 but I am very unhappy with the clutch issue.
     
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    2500 spirited miles, no clutch issues. Keep us posted.
     
  3. smcarnut

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    Picked up my hellcat late april 2015 ordered in september 2014.
    971 miles clutch is toast. Maybe it was a defective clutch when I first got the car had some slight burning smell just after I left dealer ship just thought it was everything burning in....No more smell until last night . Dealer did not really prep car they let me do everything they were afraid to let any one drive there first hellcat. This was the first time at the drag strip with this car. I do not believe it was driver error. I have been a driving stick shift for most of my life.
    My 2013 plumb crazy purple srt challenger 6.4L stick never had an issue. ( 500 + passes) Best et was 12.48. at 119 mph.Traded it in on the hellcat I could not afford to keep both of them.
     
  4. april77

    april77 Naughty SheDevil Mod Staff Member Hellcat Car Club Gold Supporting Member HCC Charter Member

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    Hello, and welcome to the forum. It sounds like you just might have a problem with the clutch ... let us know what you find out.

    April
     
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    Welcome, ive read of a couple.. 2 racing and one was bad from the get go.

    I have almost 11k miles on mine without a single issue BUT, i only "spirited drive" havnt been to the track yet.
     
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    Nope.. that's why I opted for the A8.. :D:D:D
     
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    Going to call dealer Tuesday hope they can get the car in before the snow starts here....:mad:
     
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    It appears that the clutch is weak, another forum member had the same problem with the clutch. No member has ran better than an 11.6 with the M6, if the car hooks, clutch slips. Dr,Buick posted running a 10.6 with a customers M6 that was modified with E85 and tune (maybe more) but the clutch was toast after the run (completely burnt up after one run).
     
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    anyone know if aftermarket clutches are headed down the pipe?
     
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    The forum member that had the clutch problem reached out to Centerforce, nothing in the works was the response.
     
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    Is our Hellcat M6 the same transmission and clutch as the Viper has? If so, what are those guys doing for clutch upgrades?
     
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    I might be wrong but I thought the clutch was beefed up vs. the viper one. Not sure but thought I read that once. The Hellcat uses a ZF-SACHS 258 MM TWIN-DISC CLUTCH any idea what's in the Viper?
     
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    Any updates?
     
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    No problems with mine
     

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