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Old 06-11-2019, 05:15 PM   #11
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Check the clutch master cylinder. It is on the clutch pedal inside the car. To diagnose . Have someone help you bleed the clutch. If no fluid comes out of the bleeder on top of the transaxle, the master cylinder is bad. Not too hard to replace. Another possibility is your clutch and brake pedal bushings are worn and let the master cylinder arm pop off the clutch pedal arm. Easy fix as well. Check it.
I think the arm popped off !!! That's the way it acted !!! Been squeaking for weeks. I think you nailed it. My friend when he changed my fluid said old fluid was like new and he could tell the case had been opened. I'm sure the clutch and slave/throwout bearing combo part was replaced as well as synchros etc. that needed replacing.

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Happened to me. You can put a thin washer on that side. The bushings are available as well. Kind of a pain but I'm pretty sure that is it. There is no clip that holds the master cylinder arm on the clutch arm. If you can move the clutch pedal left and right that is the problem. ZIP tie works to get you home. You will have to take it apart to find washer size. I dug through my junk box until I found one. The washer is the fix. Zip tie will fail quickly. Take a few with you. I had to redo my zip tie on the side of the freeway
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Old 06-11-2019, 07:09 PM   #12
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Happened to me. You can put a thin washer on that side. The bushings are available as well. Kind of a pain but I'm pretty sure that is it. There is no clip that holds the master cylinder arm on the clutch arm. If you can move the clutch pedal left and right that is the problem.
My 1991 3000GT VR4 did the same thing but the shift cable under the hood where it goes into trans. popped off. Also fixed it with some washers.
This was back in like 2002.
Holy Hell...no clip !!! Who designed that ???
As an emergency fix tomorrow would some strategically placed , tight Zip ties get me home ?
What size hole in washer should I look for ? Approximately.
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Old 06-12-2019, 09:17 PM   #13
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My 1991 3000GT VR4 did the same thing but the shift cable under the hood where it goes into trans. popped off. Also fixed it with some washers.
This was back in like 2002.
Holy Hell...no clip !!! Who designed that ???
As an emergency fix tomorrow would some strategically placed , tight Zip ties get me home ?
What size hole in washer should I look for ? Approximately.
Found an online pic.

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Fixed with zip tie....it had popped off !!! My pro will look at it at his shop tomorrow for a permanent fix....thanks for the tip.

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Old 06-12-2019, 09:18 PM   #14
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Happened to me. You can put a thin washer on that side. The bushings are available as well. Kind of a pain but I'm pretty sure that is it. There is no clip that holds the master cylinder arm on the clutch arm. If you can move the clutch pedal left and right that is the problem. ZIP tie works to get you home. You will have to take it apart to find washer size. I dug through my junk box until I found one. The washer is the fix. Zip tie will fail quickly. Take a few with you. I had to redo my zip tie on the side of the freeway
You are The Man ! Exactly what happened!!!
NO sideways movement of pedal...it needs something to keep it on stud.

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Old 06-12-2019, 09:24 PM   #15
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Happened to me. You can put a thin washer on that side. The bushings are available as well. Kind of a pain but I'm pretty sure that is it. There is no clip that holds the master cylinder arm on the clutch arm. If you can move the clutch pedal left and right that is the problem. ZIP tie works to get you home. You will have to take it apart to find washer size. I dug through my junk box until I found one. The washer is the fix. Zip tie will fail quickly. Take a few with you. I had to redo my zip tie on the side of the freeway
You are The Man ! Exactly what happened!!!
NO sideways movement of pedal...it needs something to keep it on stud.

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Sweet. That's what this forum is for.
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Sweet. That's what this forum is for.
I drove it home by tightening a zip tie looped around the end of shaft to prevent it from walking back off

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Old 06-13-2019, 02:00 PM   #17
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Sweet. That's what this forum is for.
I drove it home by tightening a zip tie looped around the end of shaft to prevent it from walking back off

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Old 06-13-2019, 04:50 PM   #18
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Sweet. That's what this forum is for.
I drove it home by tightening a zip tie looped around the end of shaft to prevent it from walking back off

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Yeah!!
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Old 06-13-2019, 11:38 PM   #19
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Yeah!!
It fell off while driving to my mechanic friend !
Had it towed there 10 miles and he fixed it with one of those one time use thin steel locking washers with teeth. It isn't going anywhere now.
Drove it all day. FIXED !!!
Save the manuals , save the MK 1 Foci
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Yeah!!
It fell off while driving to my mechanic friend !
Had it towed there 10 miles and he fixed it with one of those one time use thin steel locking washers with teeth. It isn't going anywhere now.
Drove it all day. FIXED !!!
Save the manuals , save the MK 1 Foci
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Lol. More tragedy and success.
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