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Clutch has no resistance, stays near floor after applying pressur

Clutch grabs about an inch from the floor, then sticks after letting of the pedal. Checked fluid, its is low. Can I just refill the reservoir, or should I replace the clutch master cylinder and slave cylinder?

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I had this same problem on my last 91 accord. You most likely have air in the line. I had to bleed the line for the master cylinder, and then refill the clutch popped up right off the floor. As long as it is not continuious then I would try this. All I needed was a wrench. and i didnt cost me anything. Hope this helps, if you buy the book it will show you how to do it, just look under clutch it will show you how to bleed it. Good Luck.

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You could refill but, i would replace the clutch master cylinder and slave cylinder as well. these two parts are failing.

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