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It sounds like the engine is protesting when I start there is an extra noise sounds like it is coming from the driver side wheel or axle. Recently had the drivers side axle replaced and could not remember if the transmission fluid was topped off it had never been changed before at 140k, I bought Manual transmission fluid from the Honda parts dept enought to completely change the transmission fluid. I realized it was not something I could do myself so I took it to Amcoo Service center and had them change the fluid and my oil. I couldn't explain it so the transmission specialist took it for a test drive. When he came back I got the feeling that he couldn't find a problem with the car. He said something about the clutch pedal and that he suggested we start with the clutch slave cylinder or clutch master cylinder. I told him not today just the fluid change i thought he was just trying to start replacing things that were not broke. When I drove the car home it felt different then after driving a bit it was like no different than before. Its been several months and clutch feels normal even under hard accelerations performance feels the same. NOW A HORRIBLE SOUND comes from somewhere between the wheel and the transmission when accelerating from a stop 1st and continues in 2nd gear until I bring up the RPM's in 2nd gear to mid range it goes away. Car Shifts fine clutch is not slipping hooks up the same. If I rev up the engine and burn the clutch a little accelerate hard it makes the same noise.
Could the slave or master clutch cylinder be going bad any ideas.
 

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so does it only happen while moving? or does it happen if you rev it in neutral too. I was thinking wheel bearing then flywheel/clutch plate noise and also throwout bearing or input/output shaft bearing but it all depends on when it happens
 

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When was the last time you replaced the clutch kit? (flywheel, pressure plate, clutch disc, and throwout bearing). I'd strongly suggest to replace this kit since this is a maintenance that should be done I believe every 50k miles or so then go from there. If the weird sound was coming from the driver side wheel or axle, it could be a seized bearing in a hub. Also in changing wheel bearing, do the front passenger side as well even if it doesnt make any noise.
 

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When was the last time you replaced the clutch kit? (flywheel, pressure plate, clutch disc, and throwout bearing). I'd strongly suggest to replace this kit since this is a maintenance that should be done I believe every 50k miles or so then go from there. If the weird sound was coming from the driver side wheel or axle, it could be a seized bearing in a hub. Also in changing wheel bearing, do the front passenger side as well even if it doesnt make any noise.
Haha what?? A clutch can last 100k+ miles. Mine lasted 95k miles and that was with an unbelievable amount of abuse. The owners manual doesn't even have a service interval for the clutch.

You're right about the wheel bearings though if one side is bad she should just go ahead and replace the other side as well.
 

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Haha what?? A clutch can last 100k+ miles. Mine lasted 95k miles and that was with an unbelievable amount of abuse. The owners manual doesn't even have a service interval for the clutch.

You're right about the wheel bearings though if one side is bad she should just go ahead and replace the other side as well.
Well, it all depends on the driving. I'd replace them if the clutch itself is slipping esp if you're not the original owner.

Exactly, the owner's manual doesn't say it when you're going to replace the clutch kit because it all depends on how you drive the car.
 

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Try manipulating the sound some more. What if you putz around in 1st or second gear. If its making the noise, what does pressing the clutch in do. Can you change the sound by lightly pressing on the pedal. In idle is there any chatter. I doubt wheel bearing as that will continue to growl in every gear. Throwout bearing comes to mind. Im not thinking master cylinder if it's disengaging just fine. Anything rattling from the axle install.
 

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Well, it all depends on the driving. I'd replace them if the clutch itself is slipping esp if you're not the original owner.

Exactly, the owner's manual doesn't say it when you're going to replace the clutch kit because it all depends on how you drive the car.
Yeah you're right it does depend on the driving. And unless you're doing launches at every light you stop at a clutch will last much longer than 50k miles. I drive my car like I stole it and my original clutch lasted 95k miles. OP also said the clutch is not slipping.
 
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