Skip the auto shop - Our mechanics make house calls

Q: Clutch

asked by on

I was driving my roommate's Mazda and all of a sudden I can't get it to go into gear.
My car has a manual transmission.

Hi, thanks for writing in. This is caused by the clutch hydraulic system leaking or going bad. You will need to have a mechanic check it to see if it is a bad slave cylinder or master cylinder that has gone bad. I would recommend having an expert from YourMechanic come to your home or office to confirm a diagnosis on the issue and make or suggest the necessary repairs or replacements.

Was this answer helpful?

Need advice from certified mechanic? Get help now!

Over 1000 mechanics are ready to answer your question.
The statements expressed above are only for informational purposes and should be independently verified. Please see our terms of service for more details

Get an instant quote for your car

Our certified mechanics come to you ・Backed by 12-month, 12,000-mile guarantee・Fair and transparent pricing

Get a quote

What others are asking

Q: Can a bad fuel pump cause overheating and loss of coolant.

Hello. We will be happy to help you. The coolant system and the fuel system are unrelated. If one is malfunctioning it will not have an effect on the other one. The fuel pump is also not belt driven, I...

Q: Does a Mazda 626 2.5 L engine fit inside my 2002 Mazda protégé

The Mazda Protege did not come with a V6 engine. In order to get it to fit would take an engineer to spec it out for you. I personally have never see anyone do this type of engine swap before....

Q: I have a factory Bose radio in my 2009 Mazda RX-8. The radio works but I cannot heary any sound. What could be the issue?

Hi There, It sounds like you may have some faulty wiring running from the stereo to the speakers. This is somewhat common and can happen for many different reasons. Often times, when the wiring is faulty producing a bad connection,...

Related articles

How Long Does a Heater Control Valve Last?
Keeping the right amount of coolant in a car is essential in keeping the engine at the right temperature. Failing to have the right amount of coolant or even bad elements...
P0052 OBD-II Trouble Code: HO2S Heater Control Circuit High (Bank 2 Sensor 1)
P0052 code definition HO2S Heater Control Circuit High (Bank 2 Sensor 1) What the...
P2428 OBD-II Trouble Code: Exhaust Gas Temperature Too High Bank 1
P2428 code definition A P2428 trouble code signifies that the PCM has detected a problem in the exhaust gas temperature sensor circuit in bank 1, which subsequently contains the number one...