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2005 kia spectra. My clutch has a squeaking sound and becomes hard to press down as it gets hot. If the weather is too hot it will stay pressed all the way to the floor. It has to sit a while before it gains enough compression to drive again. We changed the coolant thinking maybe it was running too hot and that helped at first. But the hotter its getting the worse its getting. I cant drive it out of town for fear thw clutxh will get stuck all the way down because its becoming summer. In winter it doesnt act like thay. One day I was in drive thru for an hour..yah I know....and it started to act up then. But it seems to be only when it gets really hot. Being in the south. gets extremely hot. Could it be a thermostat or pressure plate? Im hoping for an easy fix but we will see

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Check an make sure that there is the correct amount of fluid in the clutch slave cylinder and also check and see if the hydraulic line going down to the transmission from the cylinder isn't near or touching the exhaust manifold or pipe because the symptom you are describing sounds like the behavior of either lack of fluid or air in the line. If the line gets heated by the exhaust, it could cause the fluid to boil causing air bubbles in the line and could cause your problem.

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Sorry I am not quite familiar on the setup of auto transmission as all my cars are manual but I can give some pointers because I had the same issue on a manual box few years back.

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