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My clutch pedal has no resistance and I can't shift gears...

When I try to put my Jeep Wrangler in first gear, I have to push my clutch down to the floor and I am just barely able to get it into gear. When I take off, it is hard to get to second, third and so on. The clutch pedal has barely any resistance. Do I need a new clutch? Or is it just hydraulic fluid that has leaked out??

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  • jaswilliams7 Apr 10, 2009

    I have the same problem with my 89 jeep wrangler. Did you find out what your problem was. I know that i cant bleed the system because the the slave is in the transmision. I would appreciate any help i can get.

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If you have a hydraulic clutch, it is conceivable that the fluid has leaked out. For areas of leakage check up under the dash where the clutch master comes through the firewall., or check down at the transmission at the clutch slave, which is the small cylinder on the transmission. You should also fill the reservoir immediately as well.

If yours is the adjustable type of clutch, then you need to have it ajusted immediately

If you would like to contact me again about this or other problems, feel free to do so.
Bill
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