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I have a chevrolet lacetti, 2007 model, and im trying to…

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I have a chevrolet lacetti, 2007 model, and im trying to figure out if i need to change out the clutch master cylinder or the slave cylinder inside the engine/gearbox. the reason is that the clutch pedal goes all the way to the bottom and feels very lose, and i get power from the first inches of releasing it. and if i pump the pedal rapidly it works for a litle while.. and i do not see any leaks.

Mechanic's Assistant: Has the clutch been slipping? Are you having any trouble shifting?

Yes, shifting gear is very hard

Mechanic's Assistant: Are you fixing your Lacetti yourself? What have you tried so far?

I am, havent tried to much, just checked for leaks and changed the fluid as it was old, and bled the system

Mechanic's Assistant: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?

Not that i can think of

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UK Auto Mechanic: Eric, Automotive Repair Shop Manager replied 4 months ago
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HI,

Ok, with no apparent leaks, in order to determine whether it is the clutch master or clutch slave cylinder you will need a helper. Remove the line from the clutch master cylinder that goes to the slave cylinder and plug the end of the clutch master cylinder with your finger and have your helper push the clutch pedal. If there is resistance, then clutch master cylinder is good and slave cylinder is bad. IF no resistance, replace the clutch master cylinder

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