Troubleshooting car problems of grating noise when clutch pedal is depress
Grating noise when depressing clutch pedal is usually cause by a faulty throwout bearing. Throwout bearing is a component that presses against the clutch pressure plate by a clutch linkage while depressing the clutch pedal. This will make the clutch to disengage because the pressure plate will move away from the clutch disc. When the throwout bearing is faulty this will creates grating sound because the throwout bearing still rotate while the clutch pedal is fully depressed.
Possible Cause of Grating Noise when Clutch Pedal is Depress
Faulty throwout bearing
How to Fix Grating Noise
Bring the car to a reputable auto repair shop specialize in transmission and ask the mechanic to inspect the transmission assembly, probably the mechanic will opened up the assembly to check the cause of the problem. You will be lucky if the car is covered by a warranty since this kind of work will cost you a lot. Do not neglect the grating noise you have heard when clutch pedal is depressed, this should be taken care at once to avoid a bigger problem that may occur in the future.