You either have a hydraulic problem, leaks from the
master and/or slave would be the most common, maybe
just a tired master or slave......or you have a defective
pressure plate. Both of these problems can cause the
clutch to not dis-engage completely when you push the
pedal all the way down.
Usually, a *clutch job* is defined as replacing the pressure
plate, clutch disc, and release bearing. Some vehicle have
an integral release bearing/slave cylinder. I believe your vehicle
has a separate slave. In that case, if you had some sort of
hydraulic problem, you would need to have that diagnosed
and repaired separately. If it happened that your clutch was
worn out, and you had hydraulic problems, then I guess you
would get the whole lot repaired. I would suggest that you
get the system properly diagnosed so that you spend your
Looks like I have a decision to make. The car is 15 years old, apart from
this gear problem, because of the Quad 4, I'm starting to get that coolant
in the engine symptom, so I may just abondon it for a while and take a
decision right before winter.
90 Grand Am SE Quad-4 HO 5spd
89 Chevy Corvette coupe 5.7 TPI Auto Blk on Blk
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