Watch the clutch’s action. The pedal shaft is a plain, simple shaft – with no drop arm welded on the inboard end for the clutch linkage. When it can’t properly engage the transmission with the engine, your car shows acceleration issues. The other day I went to drive off in my manual 5 gear cr-v and the clutch pedal just went to the floor with no pressure at all leaving me having to grind into gear and the pedal just stayed their leaving me to have to physically lift the pedal back up with my foot ! Forums > TJWrangler Technical Forum > Can't push clutch pedal in ... Comes back up but then Ican't push it back in at all, even trying to stand on it, won't budge. Also Auto is not a good solution as she still can't reach the gas pedal. The fluid should not go below the minimum level or cross the maximum level. He taught me to drive. We had an employee a while back that was to short to reach the brake pedals on our leased cars. 2. even tried the extended rod). My father does it the 2nd way you described, i.e. everything was done but didn't solve the issue. From my experience, long time ago when I had a clutch dragging issue at high RPM (all cylinders were new from Mitsubishi, bled perfectly, etc etc. The clutch is the most common reason for acceleration problems. 1. Clutch control relies on your ability to feel the pedals properly and move without any restrictions. It could be a worn out clutch pedal or the clutch fluid. If you feel that, then you’ve got yourself a properly adjusted clutch pedal … Clutch locking up? So, don't increase the seat height. 10 posts Jul 30, 2011 Clutch Pedal Frozen Need tech help 10 posts Sep 8, 2009 Clutch pedal stuck in the up position. Normally, you want about an inch of free play in your clutch pedal, i.e., the distance your pedal covers where you don’t feel any resistance or rather, the distance your clutch pedal moves before anything happens. If you’re wearing inflexible shoes with a thick sole, for example, you’re not going to be able to get a good enough feel for the clutch and biting point. Hi all 2002 cr-v in the UK. I ended up finding a product that bolts around the pedal and is basically a large block of hard rubber, making the pedal "taller" or closer to the seat. This pedal free-play ensures that when you release the pedal, the clutch disk is fully engaged. The assembly uses only one spacer washer, two circlips, and two pedal arm bushings. my dad has just bought me a VW polo and i can hardly reach the clutch pedal, If i push the seat forward to make up for it, im far too close to the steering wheel. I have checked RCM's web site and they do have extension pedals and a floor riser however the cost is around £110 in total so not practical as a "one off" for an instructor however if the pupil wants to buy them then she can keep them to use on her own cars in the future. I don't know if this helps you. 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