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Q: Clutch went out

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My clutch is not working.

A: If your clutch just stopped working abruptl...

If your clutch just stopped working abruptly then it may be the slave cylinder not working. This is the cylinder that operates the clutch and it is a slave cylinder to the brake master cylinder. I would have a technician come out and inspect the clutch and make repairs as needed.

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