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Clutch problem!!!! maybe wire? need help please!!!

Hey Everyone,

I have a 92 hatch and just recently the clutch started acting up. I have to press it all the way to the floor before it disengages and the pedal feels really soft/loose and when I put it in gear I barely have to lift the pedal and it engages. When I press the pedal and release it all the way it stops half way for a second then releases all the way like it's catching on something. It was fine when I went out last night and when I got back to the car to come home (about 4-5 hours later) it started doing all of this. I really need some help with this because I dont want to rack up a huge bill at the garage if I dont have to. If anyone can help me out please let me know! Maybe a frayed clutch cable??? I dont know. I can hear a squeaking noice in the tranny area when someone presses on the clutch pedal...wondering if that's related?

Thanks in advance,

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  • jamiestokes Dec 23, 2008

    Oh the engine that is in the car is a 88-91 crx si motor and tranny (D16A6)



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Check to see if this is a hydraulic system, it sounds like it is low on fluid. If it is a cable then it has come adrift somwhere follow the cable from the bulkhead to the transmission, it will be obvious. If it is hydraulic top it up with dot 4 brake fluid and pump the pedal several times if it gets better you have a leak, take it to the repair shop and get them to verify where it is.

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