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My clutch petal goes down half way with no use but does get use after the half way mark. my fluid is a brownish color and would like to know ways to replace it safely and if that will fix my problem.

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Replacing the clutch fluid alone will not cure your problem although sounds like it could do with a bleed out to change it as brake fluid is hydroscopic ,it absorbs moisture in the air .if i could see it i could soon tell you how to adjust the clutch but as model and year isnt stated i wouldnt know and i doubt if i would know then either unless it was in front of me then i know just by looking as to weither its adjustable .try bleeding it through with new fluid and see what happens

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