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My clutch wont engage it was working fine one day the next i had almost no resitance on my pedal

My clutch was working fine now it will not engage almost no resitance on pedal

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Check master for fluid level, check line going to slave unit, check slave unit (any leaks, you have found problem) If master is full, it may be internally bypassing in that case it may not leak but will not put pressure into the line. (fluid goes around piston instead of being pushed) If master is low and no obvious leak found, look under dash where clutch rod goes into the back of the master. you may find fluid there.

Posted on Apr 18, 2009

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f_mt_tps9.26.jpg Clutch switch to pedal assembly clearance. Courtesy of Toyota Motor Company.
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