Q: My truck won't go into gear until I pump it multiple times after starting it. After it is still hard to shift

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My truck when first started has a lot of play with the clutch. After pumping it it starts to engage again but the gears are hard to shift into. I refilled my tranny fluid because I have a small leak but that didn't seem to fix the problem. Is it because of the cold or is there something completely wrong

My car has 180000 miles.
My car has a manual transmission.

Hi there. It sounds like the hydraulic system for your clutch is failing. There is a possibility of a leak in the system or simply a failed clutch master cylinder. A good visual inspection of the fluid level and condition will verify if there is a leak. If the fluid level is ok, there could a hydraulic issue with the master cylinder or with the clutch itself. I suggest having a qualified technician perform an inspection to avoid replacing unnecessary parts. Your Mechanic has several available technicians that can assist you with a clutch pedal goes to the floor inspection.

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