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Clutch pedal stayed down when shifting

I know how to bleed the cylinder, but how do I go about setting the pre-load on the throw-out lever?
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  • bartw66 Sep 05, 2008

    my clutch pedal also sticks down after shifting also sinks on its own. I have replaced the master cylinder which solved the problem for about 9 months and now it is doing it again. I did bleed the lines when I replaced the master cylinder. slave cylinder replacement??? throwout bearing???

  • Anonymous Oct 31, 2008

    My clutch pedal stays down, unless i pump it really fast couple times then it'll spring back up

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This is probably something a mechanic should do because adjusting this incorrectly can cause damage to your vehicle.

I just dont want to see your vehicle get in a worse condition than it is. (not that it is in bad condition now)

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