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Help please! I have a 1991 eclipse and the clutch feels really soft. we got really cold weather and then the next thing i know, the clutch is not working. it will grind when you put it in gear (reverse only because you can't get in any other gears) and the cylinder looks like there is something not releasing. can't really tell unless we jacked it up but it's way too cold outside right now. the car still runs fine but you just can't go anywhere. and it's looking like the slave cylinder, but i'm not a car expert. i'm a girl. but there is a thing that is supposed to touch another thing for the clutch and it does, but it doesn't pop back up like it supposed to. and the clutch like i said feels really soft and it's like it's not in the right spot inside the car. the petal is further back than the brake and won't come up any further than that like it used to.

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  • Eleena Jan 23, 2009

    ok well, bleeding the clutch didn't work, and we found out that it is most likely the master cylinder. i'll try it and if it works i'll let you know!

  • Eleena Jan 28, 2009

    ok so it was the master and the slave cylinders! then i just tightened the clutch petal back into place and i got my car back! and it only cost me about $90! i went to napa auto parts for the new cylinders. so i hope this helps someone! thanks for helping me!


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I haven't fixed mine yet but sounds as we are having the same problem. My plan is this..once i get it the car in gear the clutch does not slip so I am going to change the slave cylinder first, if that does not fix it I will replave the clutch and presssure plate and bearing. Hopefully the cheap fix will do it for the time being. Clutch 100.00 cost around 500.00, slave cylinder yourself 50 to 60 dollars. Hmm..Guess we hope for the.

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