Questions tagged [clutch-cylinder]

A component of a hydraulic clutch system. Includes a master cylinder and a slave cylinder.

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Mazda 6 2004 Clutch Pedal Will Not Return

Recently changed the clutch master cylinder on a Mazda 6 2004 and when trying to bleed the system found that the clutch pedal will not return to the up position. Thought maybe a problem then with the ...
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How do self bleeding clutches work?

How do self bleeding clutches work? Even if the highpoint is the resovoir, how does the air get out without letting the pressure out? Does it use some kind of special float valve like this?
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Clutch issues with 2011 Nissan Juke

I got stuck in the flood traffic going uphill and had to ride my clutch for several minutes due to an idiot 2" behind me. It started smelling really bad then clutch went out. Had it towed to garage. ...
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Stuck in neutral; throwout bearing still applied?

So, rebuilt a dodge neon. Started driving it and felt fine. Made it about 7 blocks and I hear a light click and then I'm coasting. Still goes into gears just fine, but it seems like the clutch is ...
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No clutch fluid moves from the reservoir to the master cylinder during bleeding

When I do the clutch fluid bleeding to my Nissan Maxima 96, I can push the fluid out of the slave valve. However, I don't see any fluid move from the reservoir into the master cylinder when I press ...
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Clutch pedal feels sticky in cold weather

Car: 2010 Mazda 3 2.5L, Manual Transmission, 163000 kms. My clutch pedal feels sticky when the outside temperature is low(below -10C). By sticky, I mean it requires a bit more effort to push it in ...
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Clutch problems

I have a Seat Leon 1.9TDI with about 53k miles on it. While driving one day I started noticing that when I press the clutch pedal down and then release it, it starts to get stuck on the way back up. ...
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Is it ok to mix different clutch fluid color?

Needed to top up my clutch fluid. Is it ok to mix different clutch fluid color? One I currently have on the reservoir is blue. I will try to look for blue but what if I cannot find one. I really need ...
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Is my clutch worn out?

I have Honda City i-detch 2014 India version. Symptoms: low pickup In third gear high RPM but very less pickup Gear shifting little hard Clutch paddle high than normal. I took my car to ...
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Clutch is soft after car sat for 2 weeks

I have a 2002 E39 BMW. I went for a 2 week vacation. After coming home, I found the clutch of the car to be completly soft, and a medium size oil (or more likely, brake fluid) leak under the car. I am ...
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'97 Ford Ranger creeps forward while clutch pedal pressed down

I've got a '97 Ford Ranger 2.3L 2WD manual transmission. While my car is in gear and I push the clutch pedal down, there is still a little power going to the wheels. When I'm sitting at a red light, ...
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Clutch problem in I20 Magna Opt Diesel

I now replaced my clutch master cylinder and slave cylinder but still I am facing issues in gear shifting i.e when the clutch is fully floored only,I am able to shift gears.I am unable to shift gears ...
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How to troubleshoot soft clutch in 1999 Ford Ranger?

I have a 1999 Ford Ranger 3.0L V6 Flex Fuel that recently had its clutch replaced. Pilot bearing, pressure plate, slave cylinder, etc. About 4,000 miles after the replacement the clutch started ...
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Hydraulic clutch not engaging after bleed F350

1989 Ford F350 5.8 EFI. Manual. Clutch pedal was very stiff and was only able to disengage the clutch at the bottom of its travel. Bled the system, and now the pedal falls to the floor; clutch ...
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Trying to bleed clutch system

Ok so I was finally able to bleed my clutch system. I even put a vacuum pump on it to try and get the air out. But no air. After trying that I had someone pumping on the clutch and then releasing the ...
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1998 VW Beetle - Clutch and Electrical Issues

I have a 98 VW BEETLE. I had to change my clutch all the way from the master cylinder to the clutch pedal. Still have no clutch. Then when I tried to start my car all the lights come on even radio ...
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Jeep JK Clutch vs Slave Cylinder

I have two different opinions on whether a clutch should be replaced when a slave cylinder fails: It WILL coat the clutch plate and will wear the clutch plate. The clutch plate MUST be replaced. $...
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Clutch issue in 1995 Mazda Miata

My clutch pedal had absolutely no pressure unless I would pump it, but that wouldn't do much. It finally gave out so I changed the master cylinder next to the break cylinder with one that I know works ...
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How to bleed Toyota Tacoma clutch system?

Vehicle: 2007 Toyota Tacoma 4WD v6 6 speed I found this tutorial on pre-bleeding but it is generic (not vehicle specific) and I think there are differences between the cylinder it uses and Tacoma's, ...
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New clutch master cylinder not filling with fluid after replacement

Vehicle: 2007 Toyota Tacoma 4WD v6 6 speed I installed a new master cylinder (the truck is at about 120K mi) but when I reconnected all the plumbing, it seems like it is not filling with fluid. The ...
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How to avoid having air bubbles in clutch line after cylinder replacement?

I am in the process of replacing the clutch master cylinder on my 2007 v6 Tacoma. When I detached the old one, I tried to minimize the leakage of the brake fluid. Once I put the new part in and add ...
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What would cause a clutch master cylinder to go bad?

I have a 1980 Honda Prelude and have only driven it a few hundred miles per year for the 10 years I've owned it. Redid the clutch when I got it, with new cylinders and everything. Last week I got in ...
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Vaxhall Astra H clutch problem

A couple of months ago I noticed some problems starting with the clutch; the pedal became extremely spongy and the biting point was right down at the bottom, expecially on cold starts first thing in ...
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Why are gears still grinding after replacing transmission, clutch, and hydraulic cylinders?

Cavaliers are known for transmissions going bad, and my Cavalier's transmission was making a horrible grinding noise going into fifth. Double clutching seemed to be working until it started grinding ...
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Scooter clutch plate gets damaged/burn't for a short time

I have an Indian Scooter (Bajaj Chetak) which was bought 15 years ago. For the last few days, the scooter has been witnessing lot of problems. 1. The clutch plate gets damaged and burn't - It ...
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How to fix a sticky / squeaky clutch pedal

The clutch pedal in my 2001 Honda S2000 (applies to other cars as well) is very sticky and sometimes squeaky, how do I fix it?
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Should a clutch slave cylinder be honed with a crosshatch pattern like an engine cylinder?

I'm going to be rebuilding my clutch slave cylinder (new spring and piston). The fellow at the parts counter mentioned that I should use the finest possible hone when cleaning up the inside. I looked ...