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Clutch pedal goes to the floor, then after pulling it up there is pressure...

I touch the clutch pedal and it goes to the floor...after i pull it up and press it again there is pressure.....if I wait for about 20sec and do it again it goes to the floor again.......

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There is either air in the system or a leak in the clutch slave cylinder. Check your fluid make sure it is full and the cap is tight.

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good luck.

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