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I have a 92 jeep Cherokee 4.0. When pushing in on the clutch, it seems fine, but the clutch isn't releasing. When releasing it, the pedal only come back 1/2 way. When the pedal is pulled up by hand, it feels like it is creating a vacuum in the system. It has resistence. I have tried a new slave and master cylinder and the same thing. I hooked up the old slave, without the trans and the hydraulic system seems to work properly. I power bled the system and pumped the pedal while bleeding and it hasn't changed.

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So, there is an assist spring, it sounds like, on your car. If the clutch is not adjusted to spec, you cannot get the pedal back past the "over center" position in the assist spring, so it is still "helping you" press the clutch...

Adjust the clutch so that it engauges further off of the floor. What matters is that the clutch IS RELEASED at released pedal. You got to climb down there and verify it, otherwise it is like riding the clutch at all times.....which is your current situation.

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