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Clutch pedal goes all the way to the floor without engaging.

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clutch pedal goes all the way to the floor without engaging. Clutch is less than a year old and less than 10k miles on it. Car has been sitting out in the cold in Denver since November. It was running fine them. Filled clutch fluid but this dint help the problem. Thanks
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Submitted: 9 months ago.
Category: Mazda
Expert:  internal88 replied 9 months ago.

Hello, I'm Brandon - Mazda tech.
It is the slave clutch cylinder that has an internal leak. A new replacement unit is required to fix it. You will also need to bleed out the clutch system as well so no trapped air is inside the pressure line.

The slave cylinder is under $100.

Please rate me positive for the prompt service, thank you!

Customer: replied 9 months ago.
But it's new. How can it be leaking?
Expert:  internal88 replied 9 months ago.

The clutch and the slave cylinder is two different units. Unless you are telling me the master and slave cylinder were changed along with the clutch job. Is this true?

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