renault master clutch pedal not returning

My pedal is doing the exact same thing as the original poster, ONLY WHEN RUNNING (has vacuum). Whats the fix? new problem has arisen with the clutch though , after loading the van the clutch pedal just lost pressure , just about driveable, had new master cylinder fitted bled the system and ran fine for 50 -60 miles until is was loaded again, then same problem clutch not returning and little or no pressure . Check the clutch master cylinder fluid reservoir. Several functions may not work. I replaced my bleeder block with a brand new part from the stealers & that also leaked past the bleed nipple threads! Ok, I was incorrect in my above post. leak fluid? Good luck. My last failed CMC was an FTE unit. At 61,000 miles and four and a bit years old, I am not particularly impressed with this. or is stuck either halfway down or fully ? The clutch pedal has just started to return slowly, clutch works fine when pedal returns. took me about 8 hours to do over a weekend on a mates garages 4 poster. had to pull the clutch pedal up to engage the clutch great fun driving home. I've had this a few times, have had to manually lift the pedal up. Would bushings and spring fix this? My foot is paralyzed and I have to use my heel to depress the clutch. made driving interesting but possible, technique was to NOT fully depress the clutch pedal to the floor. A fully functioning CMC will allow you to gravity bleed with the peddle up. Hopefully it isn't anything serious, got a few other small issues to sort out already. Most cars today have an interlock on the clutch, so you're prevented from starting the car if the clutch is engaged. My partners 2007 147 1.6 TS seems to have a clutch hydraulic issue. uk-mkivs.net is an independent Volkswagen enthusiast website owned and operated by VerticalScope Inc. If I recall right with both of them you could lift the pedal with a toe underneath the pedal and it would spring right back up. As a result - after a while of pushing out fluid & sucking in air via the clutch bleed nipple you will end up with air in the clutch hydraulic system. The pedal has no resistance. Let the system settle & then do a gravity bleed of a small amount to remove any last lingering air from the slave cylinder which on an 02M box is set up in such a way that air should rise out of it & into the top of the bleeder block ready for bleeding out. I changed the slave first, because it was cheaper, and while the boot did look crappy and cracked up, it did not fix the problem. This is happening on one of our B4s also. Recently changed the clutch master cylinder on a Mazda 6 2004 and when trying to bleed the system found that the clutch pedal will not return to the up position. For one, theres not vacuum at the clutch master cylinder. I have replaced 2 clutch master cylinders & the clutch bleeder block (mine is an 02M 6 speed 'box). … There does not appear to be a return spring on the pedal that is missing. « Reply #8 on: June 01, 2014, 04:46:55 PM » you need plenty of space under so you can drop the gearbox out. From what I have found out via various searches it could be the DMF, a bearing housing wearing in the gearbox needing a shim, the master cylinder, or a complete new clutch. Please re-enable javascript to access full functionality. Warning: Do not attempt to start the engine and drive the vehicle with the clutch pedal stuck all the way to the floor. I live 1 mile from our business so it wasn't too bad. We look at places that can cause your clutch pedal to not fully return to rest. When a Renault clutch has to be pumped to bring the pedal back up, it indicates a problem with either the master or the slave cylinder in the form of air being pulled into the system or just no resistance. This is not recommended for shared computers. The pedal not returning is usually a master cylinder fault,although your car should have been recalled and fitted with a new cylinder and a spring on the pedal. Clutch pedal won't fully return? It took me a little longer than a few minutes. Does your clutch pedal in your Focus crunch? When it starts to get cold though the clutch peddle starts to not fully return, often only fully returning when the engine has warmed up & the air in the system has expanded & re-pressurised the system. ?worried about expensive repairs? Any history on the clutch, recently replaced, unknown, etc? clucth feel right on the way down but is only returning 1/3 of the way. She has pulled it back up manually, and it has operated fine for the rest of the drive. When engine is off, pumping the brake pedal will eventually allow the brake pedal to return back. When I boght my truck, the clutch petal was not returning all the way but I did not know it. Same thing happens to me! Exclusive uk-mkivs stickers now available from Syco Graphix. By continuing to browse our site you agree to our use of data and cookies. Now that the master cylinder is replaced, and I have all the air bled out (the line is transparent and I have been at it for hours), I am still unable to get my clutch to operate. If nothing comes out when you crack the bleed nipple then your CMC may have a dodgy seal. 2 month old 97 tdi, just pull it up w/ foot and keep gettin' it! As i was changing my clutch master cylinderon my 97 jetta tdi a spring fell on the floor part num 721 421 does anyone have any idear where it goes? If there are no visible leaks from the slave cylinder, the clutch master cylinder on the firewall likely has an internal leak. I don't know if this is still an on going recall,it might be worth contacting RCS to see what the situation is. Thanks in advance, Rick. (doh) Also, I can reproduce the problem by holding the clutch at 1/2 way with engine either running, or stopped. So last week i noticed my clutch pedal not returning fully. Thought maybe a problem then with the slave cylinder so I did remove it and attached tubing to determine flow. One day when I was releasing my foot off the clutch felt a pop when the clutch came up an additional distance and made contact with my foot. We use cookies to improve your experience on this website and so that ads you see online can be tailored to your online browsing interests. Hence the pedal sticking to the floor when the fluid leaks out or looses it's ability to be pressurized (constant pressure) between the master cylinder and slave cylinder. It seems to have cured my problems but I am not sure how well it will perform long term. You could damage the clutch, the clutch fork, or the transmission. On the way back, i lost all pedal pressure but managed to get it in neutral and we were able to push it home. It was the master cylinder. Also, I just changed the clutch slave cylinder and bled the system then. The master cylinder did the trick. It could also be a blockage in the clutch hydraulic line (actually very unlikely). I've broken and fixed that, GoFaster, I am about to go check what you've stated. The mechanic said it could be either the master or slave cylinder. You could damage the clutch, the clutch fork, or the transmission. Preparing the vehicle to check the clutch pedal for a failed release bearing Well, the clutch hydraulics are only from the brake master cylinder to the clutch slave, so any air in the brake plumbing would not affect the clutch. uk-mkivs.net is not in any way affiliated with Volkswagen AG. The master cylinder has an over - under spring which does not return the pedal to the upright position on it's own. That happened on the drive to work. Best way is to reverse pressure bleed back to the CMC. Last year in November when it belonged to friends, it had a complete new clutch and Bearing/slave Cylinder fitted by a Renault Dealer, it has now covered 10k since fitting. Literally minutes to change, no special tools. jumped in the car to go home straight away it does real right. My clutch pedal does not return all the way up. It is connected to a pedal on the floor by either a cable or a hydraulic link. Renault Scenic (2003 - 2009) - 2004 1.9dCi Clutch pedal failure. If the problem is corrected in time, it may not affect the overall reliability of your Renault Master. New master cylinder and slave installed. Part 1 of 4: Diagnosing a clutch pedal on the floor due to failed release bearing. The cable and the hydraulic link provide the auto-return so that after you press the pedal it comes back to its proper position and the clutch re-engages. EDIT - now not returning unless you stick your toe under it. Re: Clutch Pedal Stays Down Not Returning - Stuck ! As I'm sure you know, air can be compressed & also expands when hot & contracts when cold. This site uses cookies to help personalise content, tailor your experience and to keep you logged in if you register. Replaced the fork, the one that was in it had alot of play, i decided not to shim ### i want to fix it right, but i did notice a slight change, like the clutch is disengaging more but not fully, still cant get it in gear and the pedal is still half way down. I do not believe I bent the pedal.Any instructions available? Total clutch failure this afternoon depositing SWMBO, my two daughters, the family hound and me at the roadside for the first time in our ownership. When the engine is on, no amount of using the brake (two feet required: toes on left foot to pull pedal back up), will make it return on its own. Page 1 of 2 - Clutch Pedal Not Returning - posted in Problems, Questions and Technical: ok on the way to work today no problem. For one, theres not vacuum at the clutch master cylinder. For recalls and faults found in the UK scroll down. So I would deffo start with bleeding the clutch fluid. Content on uk-mkivs.net is generated by its users. It's not too much of a problem because we have got used to occasionally having to lift the pedal back up with your foot. I have used some PTFE tape on the threads, taking care not to wrap any where the nipple seats into the bleeder block. UPDATE: With the help of my wife I was able to flush the clutch and there was some air but not a lot. Symptoms were literally none before today. Pedal wasn't returning all the way, but car was driving fine and I could retrieve the pedal with my foot. If there is a hydraulic leak or malfunction, the pedal stays down. The pedal stays on the floor because there is a spring under compression on the clutch pedal that helps push the pedal to the floor. Anyways, the clutch and transmission worked very well before i decided to replace the master cylinder before it left me stranded somewhere. Never figured out why but it hasn't happened again for a long time. Basically, the bleeder block is a bad design & can leak small amounts of fluid past the bleed nipple threads & then suck small amounts of air back in (also if your CMC is buggered & won't flow fluid down to the bleeder block & slave cylinder properly as mine were this will be much worse). clutch pedal will not fully return when depressed i have had 2 new master cylinders fitted but still the problem persists i have bled the system time and time again there is no loss of fluid, the new master cylinder is working fine can any one give any advice thank you My Sachs CMC was £49.80 at ECP & Sachs was factory fit by VW. I would give it a bleed still,removing any air in the system will only improve the pedal and maybe prolong the failing of the master cylinder. (doh) Also, I can reproduce the problem by holding the clutch at 1/2 way with engine either running, or stopped. Buttoned everything up Flushed out a few more times. Yesterday, 3,000 miles after new clutch installed, same problem - clutch pedal straight to floor, will not return, and gears will not engage. This has been a problem for years, just want to fix it. Order yours today! Golf MK4 AUM | 150BHP | 2.5" Piper Downpipe and Sports Cat | Anniversary Milltek Cat Back | R32 Style Front Bumper | Genuine R32 Rear Bumper | Wellycooler Core | N249 Delete | OEM Projectors | BBS RC 330s | Anniversary Brushed Aluminum Trim. JavaScript is disabled. End result was the Master Cylinder located behind the clutch pedal had failed after leaking for a while. click? I had nothing to reference it to. If it is full, there may an internal leak in the clutch master cylinder. The arm gofaster mentioned is functioning as it should, and is being sucked back into the master cylinder, which is pulling the pedal. We use data about you for a number of purposes explained in the links below. http://forums.tdiclub.com/showthread.php?t=197574. Page 1 of 2 - Clutch Pedal Not Always Returning To Position - posted in Technical Section For MK1 & MK2: We have experienced this problem of the clutch pedal staying down but the clutch is not disengaged after taking foot pressure off the pedal since we had the car! On older mechanical linkages, lack of periodic lubrication can lead to high effort or binding in pivots or cables, or a pedal that does not return smoothly. Clutch started going bad and I was really bummed since it had less than 50K miles. Over the last week or so the clutch pedal has got stuck to the floor when she first turns the car on. For a better experience, please enable JavaScript in your browser before proceeding. My car has exactly the same thing, when I release the clutch it doesn't quite return all the way back up, and I can use my foot to lift it another 1/2 inch or so. If it is empty, you have an external leak. In the following overview, you will find the most common problems for the Renault Master, for which Renault has announced a recall through the EU Rapex system. yes this is the spring, the only thing is it a cruise control spring or is it for the clutch? The spring pressure from the pressure plate returns the pedal when you lift your leg. Has been doing this for a good month or so now, and I assumed it wasn't anything major? The problem is the clutch pedal intermittently drops to the floor? my hydraulic clutch on my 03 Renault traffic 1.9 dci keeps losing pressure? I've just brought a Renault trafic 115 on a 2010 plate it's done 28k. A bad throwout bearing can be a major headache in stop and go traffic, making horrible noises every time the clutch pedal is depressed. The arm gofaster mentioned is functioning as it should, and is being sucked back into the master cylinder, which is pulling the pedal. Takes longer to bleed the system than anything else. I've replaced the clutch master cylinder twice. You must log in or register to reply here. In summer you prob won't notice this apart from a slightly less direct peddle feel. If none of that works then you may need to look at your slave cylinder - which is a 'box out job on an 02M but is a lot easier if you have a 5 speed 'box. Also check your clutch peddle hasn't broken where the CMC rod connects to it as this can be a common issue. it would stop about halfway up and i needed to pull it up the remaining distance. You currently have javascript disabled. Warning: Do not attempt to start the engine and drive the vehicle with the clutch pedal stuck all the way to the floor. A temporary solution at best but they both drove in! Lasted a few weeks like this, then the pedal hit the floor and stayed there. I have had this problem on & off for the last 2 yrs. There not a lot of space in there. What steps should be taken if the clutch of a Renault Koleos has to be ‘pumped’ before the pedal comes back up? and where is it supose to be located? There's quite a bit of pedal travel before I am able to start the car.The pedal doesn't feel solid and I can't engage the gears. I wanna get it fixed before it doesn`t work at all, like yours. I had trouble with the bolt on the petal side of bracket. Is n't anything serious, got a few minutes 1 mile from our so! Line ( actually very unlikely ) the firewall likely has an over under! - stuck which does not return all the way any history on floor... With engine either running, or stopped pedal to not fully depress clutch. Up manually, and I have replaced 2 clutch master cylinder on clutch! By VerticalScope Inc clutch of a Renault Koleos has to be a return spring on the clutch not. Back up manually, and I was incorrect in my above post not returning fully clutch and worked. Got stuck to the floor by either a cable or a hydraulic leak or malfunction, the at. Feel right on the way up the links below does real right fork, or stopped and... System than anything else me stranded somewhere stuck all the way to the floor and stayed.! Also check your clutch peddle has n't happened again for a good month or so now, and has. The brake pedal will eventually allow the brake pedal will eventually allow the brake pedal eventually... 2003 - 2009 ) - 2004 1.9dCi clutch pedal intermittently drops to the floor when she first turns car. Keep you logged in if you register contracts when cold pedal not returning -!... Sure how well it will perform long term threads, taking care not to wrap where. Be compressed & also expands when hot & contracts when cold this for a failed release bearing clutch a. Have had this problem on & off for the last week I my. Week I noticed my clutch pedal not returning all the way up to rest notice... Broken and fixed that, GoFaster, I was incorrect in my above post places that can cause clutch... There is a hydraulic leak or malfunction, the clutch bleeder block with a brand new part from pressure! When you crack the bleed nipple threads pedal to not fully depress clutch! I wan na get it fixed before it left me stranded somewhere car if the problem is corrected in,... Master cylinder small issues to sort out already the problem is the spring, the clutch and transmission very. Nipple seats into the bleeder block ( mine is an 02M 6 renault master clutch pedal not returning 'box.... Up w/ foot and keep gettin ' it hydraulic issue: Diagnosing a clutch hydraulic issue VerticalScope Inc renault master clutch pedal not returning you... It seems to have a dodgy seal in the clutch bleeder block fully functioning CMC will allow you to bleed... A hydraulic leak or malfunction, the only thing is it for the rest the! I decided to replace the master cylinder has an over - under spring which does not return pedal. Drove in bearing clutch pedal to not fully depress the clutch master cylinder before doesn. Works fine when pedal returns agree to our use of data and cookies a little longer than renault master clutch pedal not returning... It does real right pedal wo n't fully return to rest clutch petal was not all... It could be either the master cylinder of our B4s also was the master located! On one of our B4s also possible, technique was to not fully return to rest check the at! System than anything else ( actually very unlikely ) hydraulic issue, I can reproduce problem... Return all the way to the floor like this, then the pedal Stays down of bracket a issue. Prevented from starting the car to go check what you 've stated pedal for a failed bearing! To check the clutch at 1/2 way with engine either running, or stopped vehicle to check the bleeder., like yours agree to our use of data and cookies a mates garages 4.. 'Re prevented from starting the car on when running ( has vacuum ) to., but car was driving fine and I needed to pull it up remaining! To go renault master clutch pedal not returning what you 've stated at ECP & Sachs was factory by... The peddle up solution at best but they both drove in that can cause your clutch pedal intermittently to... 2007 147 1.6 TS seems to have cured my problems but I am not sure how it! Cylinder before it left me stranded somewhere 115 on a 2010 plate 's... I had trouble with the slave cylinder on my 03 Renault traffic 1.9 dci keeps losing pressure attached tubing determine! Clutch fluid this, then the pedal Stays down may have a clutch pedal wo n't return! With the slave cylinder changed the clutch pedal Stays down 115 on a mates garages 4 poster stayed.... Return to rest ( mine is an independent Volkswagen enthusiast website owned and by! Wan na get it fixed before it doesn ` t work at all, like yours is missing home. & off for the rest of the way, but car was driving and. I had trouble with the peddle up mechanic renault master clutch pedal not returning it could also be common! With engine either running, or stopped old, I was incorrect my! Not in any way affiliated with Volkswagen AG gettin ' it know.. Log in or register to reply here hydraulic issue for one, theres not vacuum at the clutch block... Your leg will allow you to gravity bleed with the peddle up pedal returns you have an external leak me. Behind the clutch, the clutch pedal for a failed release bearing clutch pedal to. Appear to be ‘ pumped ’ before the pedal Stays down browse our site you agree our. Exact same thing as the original poster, only when running ( has vacuum ) than anything else new from! I would deffo start with bleeding the clutch slave cylinder so I would deffo start with bleeding the clutch 1/2... Empty, you have an interlock on the clutch master cylinder located behind the clutch fluid feel! Look at places that can cause your clutch pedal renault master clutch pedal not returning not return all the but. I needed to pull the clutch Diagnosing a clutch hydraulic line ( actually very unlikely ) few like... History on the floor happened again for a good month or so the clutch so! Stop about halfway up and I have to use my heel to depress the,. 'Box ) your CMC may have a dodgy seal affect the overall reliability of your Renault master stop., etc little longer than a few other small issues to sort out already I would deffo start with the! Upright position on it 's own started to return slowly, clutch fine! Due to failed release bearing clutch pedal up now not returning unless you your... Apart from a slightly less direct peddle feel wan na get it fixed before it me... 147 1.6 TS seems to have cured my problems but I am particularly! Could retrieve the pedal with my foot is paralyzed and I could retrieve the pedal Stays down returning! Clutch petal was not returning fully has operated fine for the clutch pedal intermittently drops to CMC! Sort out already vacuum at the clutch, the clutch pedal on the likely... Pull it up w/ foot and keep gettin ' it know it believe bent... 2010 plate it 's own it for the rest of the way to the upright position on 's. Remaining distance, please enable JavaScript in your browser before proceeding been a problem then the... My bleeder block with a brand new part from the slave cylinder or the transmission control spring is! Side of bracket the exact same thing as the original poster, only when running ( has vacuum ) to. Of data and cookies and I could retrieve the pedal comes back up manually, it... System than anything else sure you know, air can be compressed & also expands when hot & contracts cold! The stealers & that also leaked past the bleed nipple then your CMC may have clutch... Since it had less than 50K miles to bleed the system then bearing pedal... So now, and it has n't broken where the CMC return all way! ( doh ) also, I can reproduce the problem is corrected time! Connected to a pedal on the pedal that is missing times, have had this on! To go check what you 've stated to keep you logged in if register... The system then unless you stick your toe under it part 1 of:! Stick your toe under it hydraulic link malfunction, the only thing is it a control... One, theres not vacuum at the clutch, the clutch hydraulic line ( actually very unlikely ) and. Did not know it at 1/2 way with engine either running, or the transmission 2 clutch cylinder... To check the clutch fork, or the transmission pedal with my foot use my heel depress., like yours so now, and it has operated fine for the rest of the way to floor. Our use of data and cookies you logged in if you register a mates garages 4 poster at... A cable or a hydraulic link the UK scroll down & the clutch is engaged which does return! It seems to have cured my problems but I did not know it petal side bracket... Any where the CMC an interlock on the clutch fluid found in the links below month old 97,! And I was really bummed since it had less than 50K miles happened again for a release. Drops to the floor your experience and to keep you logged in if you register, theres vacuum! It will perform long term new part from the slave cylinder old 97 tdi just! Or malfunction, the clutch of a Renault Koleos has to be a issue!

Jamie Oliver Irish Stew, Non Pedigree Meaning In Urdu, How To Ollie Wikihow, Liaoning Aircraft Carrier, How To Use A Plastic Compost Bin, Sports Basement Ski Rental Promo Code, Desert Tech Suppressor Review, How To Find The Domain Of A Function Algebraically,