on my 2001 firebird some time when i push the clutch in it stays on the floor have to pull it up with my foot what is causing thisthanks Ray

Asked by Jun 22, 2012 at 01:47 PM about the 2001 Pontiac Firebird Trans Am

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

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The slave cylinder is what pushes on the fingers of the clutch to make it release. In the flawed part, when the clutch gets hot, the heat is transferred to the slave cylinder, causing the piston inside the slave to expand, and it binds in its bore, causing the clutch pedal not to be able to come back up.

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