Skip the auto shop - Our mechanics make house calls

Q: Clutch pedal pushing in and not coming back up all the way

asked by on

The clutch pedal on my car pushes in and doesn't always come all the way out and I have to pull it out with my foot. I have inquired around and I think my best bet might be to replace the clutch master cylinder.

A: The clutch master cylinder may be binding, ...

The clutch master cylinder may be binding, or the clutch linkage under the dash is binding on the pivot rod that goes to the clutch master cylinder. I recommend having a mechanic, like one from YourMechanic, come and diagnose why your clutch pedal is going to the floor. Both would need to be inspected.

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

Ask a Mechanic
(100% Free)

Have a car question? Get free advice from our top-rated mechanics.

Ask A Mechanic
Over 10,000 questions answered!

Get an instant quote for your car

Our certified mechanics come to you ・Backed by 12-month, 12,000-mile guarantee・Save up to 30%

Get a quote

What others are asking

Q: Power capabilities

Hi there. The engine will not start to break down or lose power at that point. The factory engine does not make that much power on its own so I have to assume you are talking about aftermarket power modifications....

Q: Bad clutch

Hi there. There are many reports of your Mini Cooper's clutch prematurely wearing out. This is a manufacturer's defect and is a costly repair. Along with a new clutch, a new fly wheel would need to be installed as well....

Q: Can't adjust mirrors

Fuse 20 controls both of those circuits. I found a bulletin from Honda to upgrade that fuse to 10 amps from 7.5 amps. Be sure you are using quality washer fluid. Frozen washer fluid is what appears to blow the...

Related articles

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 P0052 code means This code is seen when the Engine Control Module (ECM) tries to control the...
P0240 OBD-II Trouble Code: Turbocharger Boost Sensor B Circuit Range/Performance
P0240 code definition Turbocharger Boost Sensor B Circuit Range/Performance What the P0240 code means P0240 is an OBD-II generic code triggered when the Engine Control Module (ECM) detects the intake boost...
How Much Does a Mechanic Make in Vermont?
Automotive technician jobs in Vermont have an average mechanic salary of $37k, with some mechanics earning a salary of $53k.