ford explorer manual transmission, brake pedal sticks and also engages when I engage the clutch.


Asked by Feb 11, 2016 at 02:39 PM about the 1997 Ford Explorer 4 Dr XLT 4WD SUV

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

why would my brake pedal engage when I push in the clutch???Why does the brake pedal stick?? People in cars behind me can't understand why I brake every time I shift into a new gear? help me please?

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Look and see if something is stuck under the dash that is causing the clutch pedal to push on the brake pedal.


Oh I am so hoping its that simple. (Like making sure the TV that isn't working is plugged in.) I've had a few big issues with this vehicle already so I tend to not consider the obvious and go straight to wtf now. Will be checking that as soon as I get home. Thank you... Fingers crossed..

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