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Old 11-17-2012, 11:28 AM   #2
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From VERY recent experience (grin), I learned that the clutch return spring can be missing for a LONG time (broken off & disappeared) WITHOUT much in the way of symptoms.

Occasional slow engagement (slipping) and occasional need to lift the clutch pedal to engage the cruise control.

Installing a spring when the leaking master was replaced solved the issues....

Worth a check B4 diving deeper...
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