Clutch to let go on a downhill

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Posted by Ron on February 05, 2023 at 22:18:10 [URL] [DELETE] :

Hi All,

Recently I was driving my 41 9N on a downhill using first gear, using the engine as a brake. My hill is pretty
steep, and the clutch seemed to let go, and I was suddenly in a freewheel coast down my hill. Luckily, I have
a front loader on it, along with my feeble brakes, I was able to get it stopped along with dragging the bucket on my driveway. It has happened a couple of times. I know of a clutch slipping going uphill, but not totally releasing going downhill like I was in neutral. It does it also in other gears too. Thoughts?


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