CLUTCH IS ENGAGED AND MY PEDAL HAS NO PRESSURE EXEPT THE SPRING

  • Tiny
  • mrader39
  • 1989 Nissan Stanza
  • 189,250 miles

I was driving my stanza when I went to shift into second gear the clutch got stuck so I pulled it up with my foot and when it popped up the clutch was still engaged as if I was still holding down the clutch but it was popped up and when I looked on my floor board there were bits of rubber and a piece of metal that reminded me of some kind of rivet or lock bolt

Sunday, January 22nd, 2012 AT 10:20 PM

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  • Tiny
  • DrCranknWrench
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The piece that fell out is probably the pin that holds the clutch push rod to the pedal. There is a clevis pin clip that would have had to come off in order for it to have come out.
I am attaching a diagram of the clutch system so you can see the parts I am talking about.

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Sunday, January 22nd, 2012 AT 10:45 PM
  • Tiny
  • mrader39
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No sir the clevis pin is in it still that rod is still getting pushed in and out of it im thinkin that rivet was jus in the car already I no its somethin simple jus not sure what exactly to fix on it it doesnt return when I push it down but it will stay if I pull it up almost like a spring or what ever keeps pressure to it came undone if you could help I surely would appreciate it

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Sunday, January 22nd, 2012 AT 11:28 PM
  • Tiny
  • mhpautos
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Do you still have fluid in the system, is there any sign of fluid leaking from the rear of the master cylinder?

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Monday, January 23rd, 2012 AT 9:08 AM
  • Tiny
  • mrader39
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Yes sir there is a lil leak but the fluid is still full butt it has no pressuure in the clutch and the clutch is stuck
engaged

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Monday, January 23rd, 2012 AT 1:23 PM
  • Tiny
  • mrader39
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Yes it does have a lil leak but the fluid is still full and I cant drive my car cuz the clutch is engaged and wont let any power get to the car

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Monday, January 23rd, 2012 AT 1:37 PM
  • Tiny
  • mrader39
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O and its a 91

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Monday, January 23rd, 2012 AT 2:52 PM
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  • mhpautos
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I would say it is a mechanical failure in the clutch assembly and the box will have to be removed to inspect further.

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Monday, January 23rd, 2012 AT 9:30 PM

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