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2002 minicooper very stiff clutch when pressng

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If you took your cooper in and had a clutch replaced odds are the sevice tec installed a heavy duty clutch. Heavy duty clutches wear longer than light duty clutches and are always stiffer if this is the case you can take your cooper back to the service station and have them install a lightweight clutch.

If the clutch was easy to press and all of a suddon became very stiff to push, you need to check the slave cylender (sorry bad speller) and make sure it has the proper amount of brake fluid. if not top it off and pay attention to its fluid levels because the fluid should never lower and this is a sign of a leaky line somewhere in the system. Hope this helps you out.

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