80 series clutch pedal sticking

Submitted: Saturday, May 14, 2022 at 09:49
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My clutch pedal is sticking on the way back up and causing me to bunny hop as i take off sometimes, any suggestions as to a fix or somewhere to start looking? im no expert mechanic but i do love to try and fix these issues myself.
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Reply By: tonysmc - Saturday, May 14, 2022 at 12:31

Saturday, May 14, 2022 at 12:31
Hi Ian,
If it was just a car I drove around town I would put a kit through the clutch master cylinder however for something I take out of town I would just replace the whole clutch master cylinder. Only a couple of hundred dollars and an easy job to do.
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Reply By: axle - Saturday, May 14, 2022 at 13:36

Saturday, May 14, 2022 at 13:36
G/Day Ian,

Go the easy things first, maybe the pedai return spring.

Cheers Axle,
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Reply By: Michael ( Moss Vale NSW) - Sunday, May 15, 2022 at 08:23

Sunday, May 15, 2022 at 08:23
I had the same thing a few years back, the clutch was basically ok, no slipping but when I lifted my foot, the clutch was slow to return and seemed to slap the sole of my shoe. I had changed the master and slave cylinders earlier that year in anticipation of changing the clutch only due to age(415,000ks) so i had a new clutch installed and the problem gone. It may be the same, simply pressure plate age. Michael
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