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Broken down; clutch pedal?

Discussion in 'A3/S3 Forum (8L Chassis)' started by carbster09, Jan 23, 2008.

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    [Jan 23, 2008]
    While driving in town my clutch pedal went to the floorboard. I noted a little piece of broken plastic and actually felt it break! I was told it was a part of the linkage and need a whole pedal assy; ~ £120 total. Does this make sense? Is this common? I bet it would be an easy fix for me; however I had the car towed as I needed to get to a meeting!

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    [Jan 23, 2008]
    It's common, a fragile weld joint breaks. £120 sounds about right
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    [Jan 23, 2008]
    mine went to the floor the other day, pulled it back up with my hand and when i push it back down theres a bit of pressure but not much then it hits the floor again....think mines either master or slave cylinder on the clutch
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    [Jan 24, 2008]
    slave clylinder most likely,

    i just had my master cylinder replaced, didnt solve it, so it was the slave cylinder, so had to get a new slave, clutch kit and white the gearbox was open the flyweek got replace,

    paid alll togeth inc labour and parts, £900, it does hurt lol
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    [Jan 24, 2008]
    have a look here

    http://www.tt-forum.co.uk/

    comon problem on the TT, shows you somwhere how to fix it
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    [Jan 24, 2008]
    sounds to me like clutch master cylinder?
    apparently the clips are prone to snapping?
    got a new one from gsf for £35
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