Clutch Pedal Odd Behaviour
knotnook at traverse.com
Fri Dec 15 16:36:20 EST 2000
Clutch master cylinder (and possibly the slave) CAN leak internally as in
fluid goes past the piston washer and doesn't run out the seal at the
outboard end of the cylinder. There's also an over-center spring on the
clutch pedal suspension that pushes or pulls the pedal to the floor (if
there's no hydraulic resistance) when you reach the middle of clutch pedal
At 02:22 PM 12/15/2000 -0500, Peter Berrevoets wrote:
>Had the clutch pedal sticking to the floor occur this AM and have searched
>the archives for solutions but have an odd twist to add.
>I'm losing no fluid on the floor, in the car nor is there a drop in the MC
>reservoir level. The odd part is when the clutch is depressed part way and
>sticks - the pedal then moves to the floor as though being pressed. There is
>actually force applied moving it to the floor as felt when trying to hold
>the pedal up with my toe or hand.
>There doesn't seem to be any way for this to occur so I'm confused - anybody
>know what's happening?
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