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post #1 of 7 (permalink) Old 06-30-2013, 07:49 PM Thread Starter
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Clutch Pedal Sticks

Ok, my issue is that the clutch pedal sometimes sticks, going in or out. It feels like a mechanical bind, like the actuator rod catches on something. It doesn't do it all the time, but im guessing its telling me something perhaps.

Any one have this issue and the fix ? Thank you.
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post #2 of 7 (permalink) Old 07-01-2013, 06:07 PM
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Do u have weather tech floor Mats?
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More information is needed. How many miles on the clutch? Where is the engagement point? Does the clutch slip at all? Does the clutch feel spongy?

Answer these and I'll help you much more than you think.

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post #5 of 7 (permalink) Old 07-03-2013, 08:57 AM Thread Starter
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No floor mats, just put a new clutch assembly in and mileage is around 100k...
Sorry, but i dont have the vehicle info on me.

As stated before, its simply a pedal issue, it will stick in either direction at different times.

Im going to replace the master, then have a good look at the actuator rod to see what its catching on. This is all the info i have, just wondered if any else came across this issue..

Thanks for the help.
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Could be the slave master cylinder. bled the slave?

'09 SS/TC - Stolen
Mods - Injen CAI, CIA MAF Relocate CP's, Dejon FMIC,
Custom 3" DP, 3" Exhaust, GT3076R, Pioneer AVH-4100DVD, Hurst STS, ZZP triple pod, Autometer Cobalt boost/DPIC/WB gauges, Nitto NT05 245/40/18's, H&R Springs, 80:20 Meth Spray
Future - KSport Kontrol Pro Coilovers, 10% Tint, FMIC spray
538whp/501wtq @38 psi on meth and 93 oct on stock ish motor


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Mods - *Updated 10/6/13* AEM TRUboost EBC, 4in custom TBE, SD dual 93/e85 tune, ETS 4in Race Core FMIC, Dual Aeromotive 400lph Fuel Pumps, T4 Tubular Manifold w/ dual WG's, FP Super99HTZ DBB Turbo, GSC 274 mivec cams, ARP headstuds/rod studs, FIC 2150cc Injectors, Aeromotive FPR, Aeromotive Fuel Rail, catch can, Mini Battery Kit, Slim Coolant Fan, Kiggly Racing high pressure valve Springs/Titanium Retainers, Supertech Stainless Steel Valves, Dual VTA Tial 44mm WG's, 4g64 Stroker Manley Pistons, 155mm 2.4 LR Manley Turbo Plus I Beam Rods with ARP 625 Studs, 100mm forged non-billet Manley Crankshaft, Full H/E PNP with Port Matching, Kiggly Racing Girdle, Dual Tial 50mm BOV's, Excedy Triple Disc Carbon HD Clutch, AEM EMS

'95 Ram 2500 Diesel
Mods - 5in TBE, Boost Elbow set to 28psi, Adjusted fuel pump, Open Turbo.

Future Mods- Super Street Clutch (rated @1400ftlbs tq), 67mm turbo, 160lb valve springs, added timing, tubular exhaust manifold, larger injectors, possible 6 spd swap.


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post #7 of 7 (permalink) Old 07-03-2013, 01:58 PM Thread Starter
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Bled the slave.. All is well there.. Just going to replace the slave cylinder as I don't see anything else is could possibly be..
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