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I took my car in for a service. Upon receiving it back I have to push the clutch in to it's absolute max before shifting gears. It wasn't like this before. If I can describe in terms of percentages it was as follow. The first 30% was freeplay. From 30 to 85 was actual clutch. The last 15% was freeplay.

How can this be adjusted?

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what year and engine size? –  Larry Jul 13 '11 at 18:34

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If you have a clutch cable there is a nut to adjust where the cable mounts to the transmission. If you have hydraulic clutch there is not an adjustment, check your fluid level, low fluid could cause this, but this indicates an additional problem.

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I have a clutch cable. Can you explain the steps I need to take to do this? –  Abrian Stemmet Jul 14 '11 at 7:49
    
@abrian I need the engine size and year –  Larry Jul 14 '11 at 11:56
    
Will get this asap! –  Abrian Stemmet Jul 15 '11 at 7:23
    
Toyota Tazz 1300 5 Speed 2003 –  Abrian Stemmet Jul 16 '11 at 7:25

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