Q: Vehicle has lost hydraulic clutch pressure

asked by on January 22, 2016

I am having a loss of hydraulic clutch pressure. I think either the slave or master cylinder is bad.

Hi there. If you are loosing pressure in your clutch system without a loss of fluid, then your clutch master cylinder has internal seals that are leaking and your master cylinder has to be replaced. If your vehicle is leaking fluid, then the system would have to be inspected to see where the leak is coming from. I would recommend you have a mechanic, like one from YourMechanic, inspect if your car is leaking and see if other repairs are needed.

The statements expressed above are only for informational purposes and should be independently verified. Please see our terms of service for more details

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

What others are asking

How do you use the Auxiliary jack on the audio system for the Ford Fusion?

Your car is equipped from the factory to let you connect other devices to your radio. The Auxiliary jack lets you connect things like an external CD player, or even an MP3 player to the radio – any device that...

My ford f 150 want turn over changed battery

Hello. There may be one of several issues wrong. When having starting and running issues, always verify that the alternator and battery are working perfectly first. Make sure the battery cables and grounds are clean, dry, and tight. From there,...

Ticking noise coming from throttle body area.

There are a lot of moving components that could make that noise. Improper valves can make that noise but I feel like you may have a lifter that is partially plugged, preventing normal oil pressure from fully pumping out the...

Bolt underneath engine block is leaking water left side 2001 ranger

I'm not sure what "bolt" you're talking about and you don't say what engine is in your vehicle. My recommendation is to have a professional pressurize the cooling system to pinpoint the exact location of the leak. Allowing the engine...

Belt came off

The most common cause of the belt coming off is the belt tensioner or idle pulley. They should be inspected before a new belt is installed. I recommend you seek a mechanic like the certified ones from YourMechanic to come...

How do I turn the rear park aid feature on or off?

The rear park aid is a safety feature that helps you when you are parking or are in a reverse situation. When in reverse it audibly alerts you of your surroundings, and how close you are to hitting other cars...

Advice on painting a car?

Hey there! It's great that you want to become a mechanic! Paint jobs are great ways to start getting use to working with cars. In order to prepare a vehicle for a good paint job, there is a lot of...

i replaced the cluster and disconnected the battery. when i connected everything again the theft alarm was on and car doesnt start

Hello, thank you for writing in. The first thing we need to determine is if this is a stock alarm or an aftermarket that was installed later. There may be a technical issue with the alarm module itself. The keys...

Starter issue

The starter motor has a gear that comes into contact with the engine flywheel or flex plate and uses this connection to manually turn the engine over until it runs on its own. In many cases the starter can make...

Related articles

Ford Certified Pre-Owned (CPO) Car Program
Drivers Drivers in the market for a used Ford vehicle may want to check out cars under their certified pre-owned program. Many manufacturers have a certified pre-owned (CPO) program, and each one is set up differently. Read on to learn...
2012 Honda Civic vs. 2012 Ford Focus: Which One Should I Buy?
One of the best ways to cope with pain at the gas pump is to look at downsizing your vehicle, and today’s compact cars are a great option that allow you to keep the space that you need to move...
The Best Used Cars to Buy If You're a Personal Trainer
As As a personal trainer, you either operate out of a gym, or you go to your clients. Either way, you probably don’t have to haul any more gear than what fits into your gym bag, so your main focus...