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Old October 28th, 2006, 03:33 PM
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Clutch pedal to floor

My brother-inlaw borrowed our D-90 for a month, when we got it back he said he added clutch pedal fluid and that I should bleed the system. Bled per owner manual. Never got the pedal to raise, it just sit on the floor board. Is the clutch cooked? Something else? Help
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Old October 28th, 2006, 06:51 PM
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I would check if there is a leak, or if the clutch cylinder needs rebuilding. Then if I were you, I would go see a shrink for letting your bro. in law borrow the Rover for a month!
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Old October 28th, 2006, 10:14 PM
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I'd like to echo what Marc said about loaning to the brother in law. Very seldom does anyone else care as much about your LR than you; add in the fact that these are fairly temperamental units and the fact that your brother in law could give a sh*t about you or your ride, I'd say courting disaster would be a mild description for what you did. Be glad you got it back without having to file an insurance claim. Let this be a lesson. Nail the moveables fast to the floor and stay upwind in warm weather from the brother in law when he comes to visit. Hope this helps.
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Old October 29th, 2006, 06:40 PM
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you check the springs that are attatched to the pedal to see if the got knocked loose
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Old October 29th, 2006, 08:36 PM
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the same goes for girlfriends. Dont let anyone else other than you drive your machine, they wont know to treat it
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you check the springs that are attatched to the pedal to see if the got knocked loose

Ding Ding. Jeeze guys, it's a simple question. If he had the spring attached the pedal would come back even if his brother had ripped off the master cylinder. It's like a $2 part you can get from Lowes.
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Just pull the pedal back by hand and re bleed
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