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I have very little resistance on my clutch, I added fluid to the reservoir and it didn't seem to help. Is the clutch shot?

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I do not know the exact parameters of which you mean little to no resistance, but if your reference is of the clutch-pedal feel, then your pressure "diaphram" is weak, which will also be a sure tell sign of clutch grip plate slipping and a very foul smell. solution? take to dealer and replace with OEM (original equipment manufacturer) or replace with an ACT (Advanced Clutch Techology), Clutchmasters, or any number of manufacturers that create eclipse clutches. If it is an automatic, then you are looking at a shot torque converter.
Hope this helps.
Had similar issue, self solved, replaced withs Clutchmaster's Stage 3 Pressure plate, Grip Plate and Flywheel.
But I race....
http://www.advancedclutch.com/products/search.aspx?keyword=eclipse
but make sure you find street level, Im pretty sure you dont race

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