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Old 09-04-2013, 11:42 PM   #1
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03 svt 6speed trans problem

OK so recently I was driving and when to change gears as the clutch peddle went soft and stopped working... the trans was still in gear but it would not give me any power to the wheels... to change gears I would have to rev match but even in lower gears no power at all to the wheels just a whole bunch of revving... any ideas as to wat it could be? So far I've herd the master cylender ... no fluid and broken pressure plate... but I'm not sure where to even start....


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Hi ainokea! Are you saying you checked the master cylinder for leaks? The SVT's like to leak down into the floorboard right above the clutch pedal. If you haven't done this, do so please. Check all hydraulic lines and fittings for leaks.
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OK so recently I was driving and when to change gears as the clutch peddle went soft and stopped working... the trans was still in gear but it would not give me any power to the wheels... to change gears I would have to rev match but even in lower gears no power at all to the wheels just a whole bunch of revving... any ideas as to wat it could be? So far I've herd the master cylender ... no fluid and broken pressure plate... but I'm not sure where to even start....
Start with the basics, do you have brake fluid in the reservoir? If its low/dry, do you have brake fluid leaking from the clutch master cylinder into the drivers footwell? If not, inspect the hydraulic lines coming out of the master cylinder at the firewall down to the transmission for leaks. If no leaks, its most likely either the clutch or the slave cylinder and both will require dropping the transmission to replace.
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Start with the basics, do you have brake fluid in the reservoir? If its low/dry, do you have brake fluid leaking from the clutch master cylinder into the drivers footwell? If not, inspect the hydraulic lines coming out of the master cylinder at the firewall down to the transmission for leaks. If no leaks, its most likely either the clutch or the slave cylinder and both will require dropping the transmission to replace.
Thank you guys for the help I'll check on that today and give an update on my situation later today!! Thank you
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Start with the basics, do you have brake fluid in the reservoir? If its low/dry, do you have brake fluid leaking from the clutch master cylinder into the drivers footwell? If not, inspect the hydraulic lines coming out of the master cylinder at the firewall down to the transmission for leaks. If no leaks, its most likely either the clutch or the slave cylinder and both will require dropping the transmission to replace.
Also what type fluid should I put if the resivour is dry??
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Also what type fluid should I put if the resivour is dry??
DOT3 brake fluid. If the reservoir is dry I would also strongly consider bleeding the clutch.
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