Clicking this will make more experts see the question and we will remind you when it gets answered. Gary_T January 26, 2014, 12:12am #21. When I pressed it down, it stayed down. So my wife took our 2002 Forester to her old neighborhood garage for a clutch replacement. 117 Posts . I can bring it back alive after a few pumps. it still lets me take off but it wont let me shift into second until i lift it off the floor then its just fine. A few days before I felt a metal scraping sound when I pushed the clutch pedal down. One time, we didn't have clutch-oil with us when it happened, and we used ordonairy salad-oil! Clutch Pedal Issues - Stuck Down To The Floor. The clutch pedal on my 2009 CC is occasionally sticks when letting the clutch out, the gear in which it is in is engaged but the pedal get stuck half way out for a second then releases. About a month ago I bled the system and the problem happened once, but then disappeared. When mine failed it took the clutch friction disc out with it. The fun part is when the seal fails completely and the clutch stays on the floor. My clutch pedal stays on the floor after changing gear, it only seems to start playing up after a 40+ mile journey when everything has had a chance to get hot etc. Now i am able to "pump" the pedal >sometimes without it sticking but then other times if i just put the clutch in 1/4 of the way it will actually pull itself to the floor This may be due to the hydralic line retaining roll pin coming out of the clutch master or slave cylinder. I depressed and released the clutch pedal, Only to realize that the clutch pedal got stuck half way up. Now it … Hi all, new member here, I recently bought a V reg Scudo EL 19.TD and it's been running fine until last night on my way to work. It was so weird it took a couple seconds to understand what had happened. Problem added: Jan 8, 2015 (5 years ago) hi, clutch pedal stays down every now and then, sometimes sticks and won't come back up for a few seconds, i think it's a hydrolic pedal not cable,any ideas, thanks. but then it only partially stays in and again I have to lift it with my foot. You can tell which one the clutch pedal is connected to just by looking and listening - have a partner slam the clutch pedal down a few times. Page 1 of 2 - Clutch Pedal Not Always Returning To Position - posted in Technical Section For MK1 & MK2: We have experienced this problem of the clutch pedal staying down but the clutch is not disengaged after taking foot pressure off the pedal since we had the car! The clutch pedal keeps sticking down JA: Has the clutch been slipping? Insert the set screw and, using a 1⁄8-inch hex key, tighten it down to secure the clutch return spring bracket to the clutch pedal. Problem is intermittent and seems to be worse as weather gets hot. Clutch Pedal Stays Down - VW. Looking for a schematic of where it s located? Clutch pedal is sticking and sometimes not coming up fully, what needs to be done? Clutch pedal. Clutch pedal stays on the floor sometimes and dosen't come back up. Yesterday when I got off in 1st I floored it a bit, pressed the clutch, quickly shifted into 2 and the clutch pedal felt it was stuck to the floor for a few moments so my RPM went quite high (7,000 or so) Lift off the gas, and the clutch pedal got eventually released. When I left the house a little while ago, I was slowing for the stop sign at the corner and felt like I wasn’t slowing normally. Got it back and the clutch pedal would sometimes not return completely after being depressed. Coasted to a layby and checked. From what you are describing the problem is the clutch master cylinder or slave cylinder is bleeding down and not holding the pressure like it should in turn resulting in the issue. Advice Please.. - posted in MkIV (Mk4) Golf & Bora: Driving my Mk 4 1.9 TDI 115 today. She was able however to lift it up with her foot and restart it normally. I've noticed it mainly on cool mornings but its mostly random; when i hold the clutch down at stop lights and i take off it will be stuck a little off the floor. The pedal was all the way down, almost as … Then the smell of burn clutch … The scraping resistance happened when the pedal was aprox. Sent from my F5121 using Tapatalk Clutch pedal getting stuck down. The pedal would stay down unless ... Our '89 W124 300TD has had the same problem a few times. Clutch is not working as it should . It required a slight touch with my foot under the pedal, then the pedal sprang back to its normal position. This creates the necessary force to disengage the clutch on demand. The next morning my wife used it for an errand and experienced the same situation as in my OP at the same corner. Took it back two times and both times they said they couldn't find anything wrong. Clutch Pedal Stuck Down Then All Ok? The one that sounds clunky or that you can feel the pedal clink on - that's it. I have a 1991 Honda Accord wagon and within the last week the clutch pedal has dropped down to where I just have to release my foot slightly and it engages. When you press down on the clutch pedal, the linkage multiples this force so that it can impact the pressure plate. Sometimes when I am releasing the clutch pedal, it will only release about an inch, but will fully engage the clutch. Snowman Driver 1 points. What have you tried so far? Customer: 151 v40 r design JA: What year is your V40? and will not work the clutch. So at 120.000km the clucth pedal starts to release and stays down when im driving, it starts to get it worst and one mornig (the van was with 140.000Km) the clutch pedal stays down and i get with my hand up, but was unseless, every time i press with the foot it stays down. Had to pull clutch pedal up .Clutch … then after you dive for awhile it comes back up and starts working again. The ball pivot JETaah is talking about is down inside your transmission. 7) Bent Clutch Pedal Assembly. Problem occurs fairly randomly. hi guys just wondering what could cause the clutch pedal to become stuck to the floor. I have to call the tug. Car: Vauxhall Vivaro Variant: 1.9ctdi The cylinder piston joins onto pedal through bulkhead. Most cars today have an interlock on the clutch, so you're prevented from starting the car if the clutch is engaged. It's sometimes common for the metal box housing welds to break. I actually looked at my feet and saw that I was indeed on the brake but the clutch pedal was to the floor and not coming back up. Clutch pedal stays on floor; Clutch will not disengage; Leak: This condition may occur on any 2001 Ford truck from the Escape to the F750. Car details. When the car is cold, all is well, but after driving for a while, especially in heavy traffic, the clutch pedal begins to 'creak' and becomes very stiff to use. General Questions. Sometimes that wire clip wears out, sometimes the top of the pivot ball wears out, or it could be a worn throw out bearing, clutch disk or something else. Have a good look at the pedal. Slide the bracket down to the machining tab on the clutch pedal. 98 Outback clutch pedal occasionally gets stuck in down position and has to be lifted up with toe. Could possibly be pedal if self. It's not too much of a problem because we have got used to occasionally having to lift the pedal back up with your foot. Hey guys, I was driving yesterday and when i press the clutch in and let go, it felt wierd that it didnt come all the way up when i released it. I have a Volvo C30 Check engine light on Message says try to slow down or shift up . I woke up today for work and put my gear in reverse the clutch pedal was stuck to the ground and wont come up. Want Answer 0. Clutch pedal doesnt return sometimes It has a weird problem well not so much a problem yet, basicly il be driving along and once in a blue moon the clutch doesnt return to the top, it still changes gear fine but its like the clutch doesnt push back on your foot, then maybe after 2 or 3 gear changes it will be fine again? Maybe they will do something for you when your car arrives on the back of a flatbed. Sometimes my clutch pedal stays down on the floor. The clutch pedal assembly is the structure that mounts the clutch pedal to the firewall. Re: Clutch pedal jerky / sticks down I have 'woken up' this thread as I too am having similar issues. Are you having any trouble shifting? Expert: mike_a_mechanic replied 6 years ago. A friend of mine has a 2012 Sport with a 5 speed and occasionally after shifting the clutch pedal will stay planted to the floor. Hi guys, I really need some help as the search button isn't coming back with much. Pushed the pedal in, shifted, pedal stayed down but the clutch worked fine. If you look in the engine bay, there will most likely be two hydraulic units - one for the brakes, and one for the clutch. I assume one of the oil cylinders died. I pulled to the curb, shut the car off and pulled the pedal up. Customer: 2015 JA: Are you fixing your V40 yourself? However, if it begins to come up, the car moves, but the pedal stops short of fully up, several inches low, it is probably due to a "helper spring" under the dashboard. My clutch sometimes gets stuck to the floor i can press down on clutch slightly then release but then the clutch still slowly travels till it reaches the floor. Customer: Yes when it stays down you have to pull it back up with your foot JA: What is the model/year of your Volvo? Posted by deanbeg on Sep 21, 2010. This was every time quickly solved by adding clutch-oil. After an hours drive on motorway, approaching roundabout, dipped clutch and it just seemed to give in all of a sudden and go right to floor, where the pedal stayed, buried in the carpet! Assuming the pedal stays down, on the floor, other answers here are correct. the pedal stayed on the floor but let me drive in gear, i quickly got my foot under and pulled the pedal up and then shifted into 2nd gear, same issue, it stuck again on the floor. When the problem starts its intermittent, sometimes the pedal will return normally, if not I have to spring the pedal back up with my foot. MacCat: When I picked it up, I drove home a few miles with no issues. The clutch arm pivots on that ball and there is a small wire clip holding the arm to the ball. It is connected to a pedal on the floor by either a cable or a hydraulic link. The cable and the hydraulic link provide the auto-return so that after you press the pedal it comes back to its proper position and the clutch re-engages. I am cautious to use the term "stuck", because although the pedal is stuck in half way position, I didn't feel any notches. Where it joins pedal is a box housing. Discussion Starter • #1 • May 12, 2013. The pedal would stay down unless you pull it back up, but it'll still disengage the gearbox. Lift it with my foot under the pedal sprang back to its normal position scraping sound when I pressed down. Pedal Issues - stuck down to the floor, other answers here Are correct assuming the,., but then it only partially stays in and again I have to lift it up I. 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