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2000 yaris had loss of power for few miles, then sparks were

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2000 yaris had loss of power for few miles, then sparks were seen coming out of the back,
then suddenly i can rev up the engine , but it wont move no matter what gear i put it in. its a manual
is it definately a new clutch kit needed ? what else can it be ?

Hi my name is ***** ***** were the sparks coming from.

Customer: replied 12 days ago.
the back couldnt tell where just noticed them in the rear mirror good few seconds

How does the clutch pedal feel like now.

Customer: replied 12 days ago.
ooh i cant remember.. ooh good question. the cars parked outside a garage thats now closed down. so im wondering what to do..

When is the garage re opening.

What sort of noises did you get as it was failing.

Customer: replied 12 days ago.
garage wont open until lockdown sorted i am told. i didnt notice any noises really.

It is the sparks that is odd. How did the engine sound when you pulled over.

Customer: replied 12 days ago.
same as it always has. normal. its revving normally same gas pedal level
Customer: replied 12 days ago.
ive had a clutch go before, and the clutch didnt feel spongy or non compliant, i could move the gears over normally
its like thats all workign but some other transmission issue.. flywheel burnt out or something wierd

In my 28 years of repairing cars I have never heard of sparks coming from the back of the car so i can only really put that down to a gearbox fully failed or a driveshaft issue but it is odd it did not make any noises. Good thing is that Yaris's are cheap to fix.

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