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Old 07-07-2013, 03:34 PM   #1
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Clutch Issues, need help diagnosing

A few days ago, my clutch pedal went straight to the floor with no resistance at all. I managed to get the car home without a clutch but I can't diagnose the problem. I've looked through a few threads already but I can't find a definite answer.
I've bled the clutch, which had a ton of air in it, and the pressure came back. Once I started the car all of the clutch was gone again after a few shifts.

There's no fluid leaking under the pedals or anywhere else around the master cylinder. I really don't want it to be the slave cylinder because of the cost of cracking the trans open... Is it possible that it is a clutch line between the master and slave? Need major help on this, I have no clue where the air is getting in.


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Old 07-07-2013, 04:01 PM   #2
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I really don't want it to be the slave cylinder because of the cost or cracking the trans open...
Jack the car up and take a look at the underside of the bell housing. If it looks wet like there's a leak, then you'll know it's the slave cylinder. Check the axel coming out of the trans to the passenger side wheel as well, it could be wet from the leaking slave flinging brake fluid like a broken axel boot would fling grease.
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Ford dealership couldn't find a problem. They searched and then test drove it and the clutch seemed fine, which is strange because when it was being picked up to be towed to the dealer the clutch was gone. Needless to say I'm confused

I was quoted $2800 to replace everything, master/slave cylinder, clutch and all hydraulic lines. They also said they wouldn't be able to replace any single piece without doing the rest.
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