Q: My husband says I a ruining his truck with a standard transmission by not pushing the clutch to the floor when I change gears

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My husband says I am ruining his truck by not pushing the clutch to the floor to change gears, is this true? I am only 5'3" & I can't press the petal to the floor but I never grind the gears.

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