Q: Clutch going to floor

asked by on

The clutch on my car is going to the floor and I have no pressure.

I would check the fluid level on the clutch master cylinder first. If it is low, I would add DOT 3 clutch fluid, then pump the pedal several times to bring it up. If you are low on fluid, you probably have a leak in your clutch system. To have the leak taken care of, I would have a certified mechanic verify the cause of your clutch problem and replace the clutch fluid if needed.

Was this answer helpful?
The statements expressed above are only for informational purposes and should be independently verified. Please see our terms of service for more details
  1. Home
  2. Questions
  3. Clutch going to floor

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: Cleaned throttle body, now it won't go into gear.

The Idle Air Control valve got damaged when the throttle body was cleaned. I suggest removing the IAC valve and cleaning it out. The electronics could be wet causing the valve to change the engine idle and the computer will...

Q: My car shakes a lot at idle.

Diagnostic Trouble Code P0456 indicates a small leak in the EVAP system and such will not account for the rough idle. Check your gas cap as a faulty cap will frequently cause that code to set. If you replace the...

Q: Foot pedal vibration at certain RPM's?

The vibration still sounds like it could be coming from a worn engine or transmission mount. You may be able to do a simple check by engaging the parking brake and putting the vehicle in drive and blipping the throttle...

Related articles

How Do Power Car Windows Increase Passenger Safety?
Power windows are responsible for approximately 2,000 emergency room visits every year. When a power window closes, it exerts enough force to bruise or break bones, crush fingers, or restrict an airway. Though...
What Causes Hoses to Leak?
While the largest part of your engine is mechanical, hydraulics plays a significant role. You’ll find fluids at work in a number of different areas. Your car's fluids include: Engine oil Transmission...
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...