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Old 04-13-2018, 04:42 PM   #1
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Clutch what did I do

I just replace my clutch and axles. bled the slave cylinder for and hour I can't get the pedal to pop back out the whole way. Pull the transmission again to make sure I didnt pop the arm off the pivot or disconnect something. Put it all back together again and I still have to pop the pedal up. New Spec 1 clutch and pressure plate replaced an old Spec clutch.

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I had the exact same symptoms. Replaced the slave thinking that was the problem but it turned out to be a cracked (plastic) clutch line that was leaking behind my fender. There’s an an upgraded version, IIRC.

More here: https://www.renntech.org/forums/topic/38449-small-puncture-in-clutch-line/
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Is it just a fraction of an inch or is it a lot more? Your clutch assist spring may be broken if its just a little bit.
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Is it just a fraction of an inch or is it a lot more? Your clutch assist spring may be broken if its just a little bit.
Comes up about 1/2 way then stops unless I Put my foot under it and lift. Almost like it catching.
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I agree, Your clutch assist spring may be broken, an easy ckeck above the pedal.
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Comes up about 1/2 way then stops unless I Put my foot under it and lift. Almost like it catching.
Sounds like what mine did after a brake line flush.
My indie rebled the clutch line and all was good.
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If it ends up being the spring, I have a bunch of extra McMaster “upgraded” springs & can send you one for the cost of postage.
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Old 04-14-2018, 09:18 AM   #8
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OK I changed the brake pads and flushed the lines another time problem resolved. Thanks everyone for your replies, I should have done this first.

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