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Clutch pedal sticks

The car seems to shift into gears fine, but when you release the clutch, the pedal sticks and when you tap the pedal with ur foot, it releases. Does this mean my clutch is going bad? or just something stuck in the pedal? Any suggestions on what I should do? Within the next week or two, I'll be replacing the factory clutch with a stage 1 ACT Clutch kit

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    This condition occurred suddenly.

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    Rattling clutch and sticking cluth pedal

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It is the slave cylinder, just fixed that problem

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Could be the slave cylinder or throw out bearing even clutch itself if replacing it anyway you should also get a kit for your slave cylinder just to be sure i dont think it would be a pedal problem and also if by chance its cable it could be a sticky or frayed cable if you need more info just ask please dont rate me until i have helped you fully

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