By continuing to browse our site you agree to our use of data and cookies. 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. Clutch pedal won't fully return? Also, I just changed the clutch slave cylinder and bled the system then. You currently have javascript disabled. This is happening on one of our B4s also. The pedal has no resistance. This site uses cookies to help personalise content, tailor your experience and to keep you logged in if you register. 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. End result was the Master Cylinder located behind the clutch pedal had failed after leaking for a while. Same thing happens to me! Ok, I was incorrect in my above post. 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. Renault Scenic (2003 - 2009) - 2004 1.9dCi Clutch pedal failure. Preparing the vehicle to check the clutch pedal for a failed release bearing It was the master cylinder. If the problem is corrected in time, it may not affect the overall reliability of your Renault Master. If it is empty, you have an external leak. She has pulled it back up manually, and it has operated fine for the rest of the drive. There does not appear to be a return spring on the pedal that is missing. For a better experience, please enable JavaScript in your browser before proceeding. took me about 8 hours to do over a weekend on a mates garages 4 poster. 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). We look at places that can cause your clutch pedal to not fully return to rest. Symptoms were literally none before today. I've had this a few times, have had to manually lift the pedal up. Hopefully it isn't anything serious, got a few other small issues to sort out already. (doh) Also, I can reproduce the problem by holding the clutch at 1/2 way with engine either running, or stopped. 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 there are no visible leaks from the slave cylinder, the clutch master cylinder on the firewall likely has an internal leak. Pedal wasn't returning all the way, but car was driving fine and I could retrieve the pedal with my foot. Check the clutch master cylinder fluid reservoir. 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. There not a lot of space in there. 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. My Sachs CMC was £49.80 at ECP & Sachs was factory fit by VW. Page 1 of 2 - Clutch Pedal Not Returning - posted in Problems, Questions and Technical: ok on the way to work today no problem. 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. leak fluid? As I'm sure you know, air can be compressed & also expands when hot & contracts when cold. I have had this problem on & off for the last 2 yrs. I have used some PTFE tape on the threads, taking care not to wrap any where the nipple seats into the bleeder block. My last failed CMC was an FTE unit. click? I wanna get it fixed before it doesn`t work at all, like yours. Content on uk-mkivs.net is generated by its users. When I boght my truck, the clutch petal was not returning all the way but I did not know it. 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. Warning: Do not attempt to start the engine and drive the vehicle with the clutch pedal stuck all the way to the floor. 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. I've just brought a Renault trafic 115 on a 2010 plate it's done 28k. 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. So I would deffo start with bleeding the clutch fluid. 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? Takes longer to bleed the system than anything else. 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. For recalls and faults found in the UK scroll down. For one, theres not vacuum at the clutch master cylinder. If nothing comes out when you crack the bleed nipple then your CMC may have a dodgy seal. Best way is to reverse pressure bleed back to the CMC. my hydraulic clutch on my 03 Renault traffic 1.9 dci keeps losing pressure? My foot is paralyzed and I have to use my heel to depress the clutch. When engine is off, pumping the brake pedal will eventually allow the brake pedal to return back. or is stuck either halfway down or fully ? New master cylinder and slave installed. Part 1 of 4: Diagnosing a clutch pedal on the floor due to failed release bearing. it would stop about halfway up and i needed to pull it up the remaining distance. I do not believe I bent the pedal.Any instructions available? 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! A temporary solution at best but they both drove in! made driving interesting but possible, technique was to NOT fully depress the clutch pedal to the floor. I had trouble with the bolt on the petal side of bracket. 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. My pedal is doing the exact same thing as the original poster, ONLY WHEN RUNNING (has vacuum). That happened on the drive to work. JavaScript is disabled. 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. Exclusive uk-mkivs stickers now available from Syco Graphix. The problem is the clutch pedal intermittently drops to the floor? uk-mkivs.net is not in any way affiliated with Volkswagen AG. clucth feel right on the way down but is only returning 1/3 of the way. Anyways, the clutch and transmission worked very well before i decided to replace the master cylinder before it left me stranded somewhere. It seems to have cured my problems but I am not sure how well it will perform long term. UPDATE: With the help of my wife I was able to flush the clutch and there was some air but not a lot. 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. 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. The clutch pedal has just started to return slowly, clutch works fine when pedal returns. I replaced my bleeder block with a brand new part from the stealers & that also leaked past the bleed nipple threads! Several functions may not work. 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. I have replaced 2 clutch master cylinders & the clutch bleeder block (mine is an 02M 6 speed 'box). The spring pressure from the pressure plate returns the pedal when you lift your leg. The mechanic said it could be either the master or slave cylinder. Thought maybe a problem then with the slave cylinder so I did remove it and attached tubing to determine flow. « Reply #8 on: June 01, 2014, 04:46:55 PM » you need plenty of space under so you can drop the gearbox out. 2 month old 97 tdi, just pull it up w/ foot and keep gettin' it! 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. I had nothing to reference it to. 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. ?worried about expensive repairs? It is connected to a pedal on the floor by either a cable or a hydraulic link. (doh) Also, I can reproduce the problem by holding the clutch at 1/2 way with engine either running, or stopped. Never figured out why but it hasn't happened again for a long time. Re: Clutch Pedal Stays Down Not Returning - Stuck ! 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. For one, theres not vacuum at the clutch master cylinder. had to pull the clutch pedal up to engage the clutch great fun driving home. You must log in or register to reply here. You could damage the clutch, the clutch fork, or the transmission. 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. Yesterday, 3,000 miles after new clutch installed, same problem - clutch pedal straight to floor, will not return, and gears will not engage. 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