manual transmission clutch

Asked by Jun 09, 2008 at 08:51 PM about the 1998 Chevrolet Cavalier

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

my clutch won't pop back up as if a spring-action is broken.  what's wrong?

2 Answers

7,885

I'm assuming it's a hydraulic system in which case you likely sprung a leak somewhere. Only time I've had something like that happen was on an older car when the clutch cable broke. I would guess it takes brake fluid from the reserve, so check and make sure you have fluid in the reserve... If it's low it's a good sign that that's the problem... Can't say that I've really troubleshot any clutch problems before. I've replaced afew but always because the disk or pressure plate had gone bad.

41,505

Could be clutch return spring. THis happened to dad's Mazda B-series truck a few years ago.

Your Answer

Add photo

Related Questions

  • Transmission/clutch issues 5 answers

    Hi i got a 2001 chevy caviler 2.2ltr manual i went to put my car into first and it wouldn't go into 1,2,4th and reverse but it would let me drive in 3d and 5th does that mean my clutch is gone or...

    2001 Chevrolet Cavalier LS

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • Whats Wrong with my Clutch ( I Think) 8 answers

    Hi, I just bought from a friend a 2001, Chevrolet Cavalier Z24 with the 2.4 5 speed manual (great little car) My problem look like the opposite of having to bleed the Clutch. Basically i only need t...

    2001 Chevrolet Cavalier Z24 Coupe

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • My 2001 chevy cavalier z24 2.4L hydraulic clutch hose leaks will a 1999 fit 1 answer

    I have a 2001 chevy cavalier z24 2.4L manual transmission. the clutch hose Is leaking and I cannot find one for this year. Would a 1999 fit or a 2002 fit

    2001 Chevrolet Cavalier Z24 Coupe

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • how to rplace a clutch in chev calavier 2 answers

    i need to replace the clutch in my 2002 chev calavier

    2002 Chevrolet Cavalier

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • do you have to replace the transmission to replace the clutch ? 1 answer

    i need to replace the clutch in my 1998 camaro , can i do this without replacing the transmission?

    1998 Chevrolet Camaro

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

Search Chevrolet Cavalier Questions

Chevrolet Cavalier Experts

#1 John Saffrahn
John Saffrahn
Reputation 2,780
#2 dandyoun
dandyoun
Reputation 1,260
#3 mbar1
mbar1
Reputation 1,130
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Chevrolet Malibu
1,006 Great Deals out of 85,672 listings starting at $1,995
Used Chevrolet Camaro
282 Great Deals out of 38,299 listings starting at $1,250
Used Honda Civic
667 Great Deals out of 77,417 listings starting at $1,000
Used Ford Focus
697 Great Deals out of 58,722 listings starting at $995
Used Toyota Corolla
873 Great Deals out of 74,424 listings starting at $1,500
Used Honda Accord
811 Great Deals out of 81,613 listings starting at $899
Used Ford Mustang
362 Great Deals out of 44,486 listings starting at $1,000
Used Pontiac Sunfire
445 listings
Used Toyota Camry
1,091 Great Deals out of 96,268 listings starting at $1,250
Used Dodge Neon
893 listings
Used Pontiac Grand Am
1,649 listings starting at $1,995