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Clutch ONLY engages close to the floor - how do I fix it?

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Try to adjust the clutch to compensate. if the adjustments have already been made and, the pedal is very close to the floor while engaging. this will confirm pressure plate failure.

replace the pressure plate in this case.

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Preasure plate failure usuasly goes hand in hand with clutch plate worn out . Clutch kit recomended

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