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Adjustable linakage on Clutch Master Cylinder

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Is is possible to damage the clutch master cylinder by having the threaded pedal linkage backed too far out?

I replaced my mastercylinder yesterday, bled it, but was not able to get it to disengage the clutch until I had moved the linkage out by a fair margin. Now the pedal sits further forward than the brake pedal.

Im still not driving the car, but I have thrown the clutch pedal a handful of times. Am I possibly doing any harm here?

also, why the hell do I have to remove the carpet just to service the box. PITA!

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That doesn't seem right. I would troubleshoot as follows:

1) doublecheck bleeding procedure w/ shop manual and rebleed

2) wrong/defective master cylinder

3) defective/leaky slave cylinder or hydraulic line

4) clutch internals

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Yes, I meant the pedal position. Maybe I am wrong, but a master cylinder is not a "wear item," so I don't see that replacing one should warrant a significant change in pedal position. I thought the purpose for the clutch pedal adjustment was to accomodate clutch plate wear, not to tune-in a new master cylinder.

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Well, to be honest, I dont recall if I installed it in the same position. I will try your procedure above. Thanks for the help.

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After returning the MC linkage to the "normal" position, it appears that it engages properly. Several drives confirm. Thanks.

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After returning the MC linkage to the "normal" position, it appears that it engages properly. Several drives confirm. Thanks.

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