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The clutch stuck in the down position. I had to use my foot to get it back up. It seems to work OK now. Is this something I need to take care of or just a one time deal

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Indicates you may have air in the hydraulic line (often caused by leak in slave cylinder). Check fluid level in clutch reservoir. If low, check slave cylinder on transmission for leak. If leaking, replace slave and bleed system. If you need directions, please let us know.

Posted on Oct 07, 2010

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    Jeffrey Turcotte Oct 07, 2010

    OK, the other possible cause for this would be weak pressure plate springs. Weak springs usually also causes the clutch to slip. If your clutch is not slipping, perhaps you just need to look at the stop for the clutch pedal. If there is an adjustment or a worn out stop bumper, repair such that the pedal does not stick down.

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