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1999 ford focus 1.8 TDi

I had the clutch replaced two years ago and have been plagued with problems engaging 1st and reverse gears since then. The master cylinder has been replaced on two occasions without fixing the problem. I have discovered that if the hydraulic system is bled (using the bleeding valve) the fault clears for about 3/4 weeks but then gradually returns, being particularly noticeable when cold in the mornings. There is no obvious loss of hydraulic fluid.

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You did not seat the clutch properly this you will have to remove the housing use the clutch tool for setting the plate will have to be found and used

the break problems somewhere in your line you have a leak in which moisture makes its way into your hydraulics and makes air pockets this is the cold part the cold takes the moisture freezes it this causes a blockage
it wont show any leakage cause the hole is too minute to see but its there
but when you heat it up the air pocket heats up and travels threw your hoses giving you air in your system you need to find how the air is makeing its way in simply by haveing system preasure tested it

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