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Old 10-09-10, 14:53
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Hi, I have a 55 plate t5 camper with 140,000 on the clock and my problem is the clutch pedal keeps sticking down.I am still able to change gear but the clutch pedal stays on the floor and then slowly rises up again, been doing this for a couple of days now so I dare not use it Does anyone know what the most likely thing is.Is it the clutch gone or a slave cylinder/mastercylinder etc ? Also any ideas on cost please?

Thanks Mark
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Old 10-09-10, 16:30
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Default Re: sticking clutch pedal

Hi,

I would think the system needs a bleed, I know you have a T5 but the T4 system is similar, and that has a spring which is designed to stick the pedal to the floor if there is a hydraulic problem.

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Old 11-09-10, 07:40
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Thanks, I hope it is somthing simple like that as I've heard so much about the clutch on these going expensivly wrong.
People have also suggested the cable, the master or slave cylinder
Need to get this sorted Mark
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Right I've been informed it could be the slave cylinder or master cylinder, can anyone tell me where they are located please.
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Old 16-09-10, 17:33
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I'm just hoping its not the d m f on its way out.
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Old 16-09-10, 18:00
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Default Re: sticking clutch pedal

Mine does the same after a brisk sprint up the motorway but not around town. Have to lift the clutch a bit but then it's ok until a sprint up the mway again! Maybe the fluid getting hot maybe but as it shares the same with the brakes and they work ok
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Old 16-09-10, 19:36
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How long as yours been like that festa ? Yeah better then the brake pedal sticking down I suppose.
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Hey t4zzer,
did you get this sorted as mine is doing the same thing, ive also been told it could be the master cylinder.
Cheers Chris
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Old 21-02-11, 18:47
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probaly not related but on my t4 theres a assist ram on the clutch pedal like you get on tailgates to help lighten the load well mine had started to seize up and the pedal would stay on the floor i gave it a lube up with some copper grease and its been fine for over 18months now jut a thought
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Old 21-02-11, 18:52
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Had the engine out of mine and i have found the thrust bearing worn and also the fingers on the clutch plate have worn so i suspect that the bearing has been catching never mind new one going in with a dmf
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