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Clutch works fine until. except that it doesnt

Clutch works fine, except that it doesnt engage until the floor....i mean the floor...!! i have had the truck two weeks daily driver and this just started two days ago.prior to this problem the clutch was really hard to press down...i think its either the master or slave cylinder...is there any way to determine which it is ..i am not having any breaking problems.....so im guessing its the slave...i think i have the mazda five speed tranny.and ive heard conflicting statements on were the slave is ....HELP..thanks

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I don't have that shop manual, but the slave cylinder looks like a small brake master cylinder and is on the firewall on the driver side.
Check to make sure floor pan is not split by slave cylinder. Some had weak floors that needed reinforcing. Ford had a kit.

Otherwise, replace slave cylinder. tascafordparts.com sells at discount.

Please rate as fixya if this solves your problem.
Report back and good luck

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