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short clutch pedal??

My girlfriend's truck is a 91 single cab manual v6 4.0. For some reason, the clutch in her truck feels very short, as in you can only push it in a little ways before it hits the floor. I had an 89 4.0 manual and my clutch NEVER felt that short. The weird thing is that it works just fine. It doesn't have excessive freeplay or anything, and it doesn't slip. Is there an adjuster or something that i do to make her clutch feel 'normal?'

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the slave cyl is going out check the level of the fluid in the resovor
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the level of the fluid in the reservoir is good. The slave cylinder is the one that's in between the engine and trans, right?
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yeah its in the tranny you have to remove the tranny to replace it tray bleeding it do you know how to do that?
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hmm... not really. ive done it once but i totally forgot how to do it
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i dont know how to explain it with out getting out my book and my book is 100 miles away so maybe someone else can explain
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get a vacum pump makes a world of difference on bleading thease hard to blead clutches
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get a vacum pump makes a world of difference on bleading thease hard to blead clutches
No need for a pump.

If you're changing the slave on that old a vehicle , change the master cylinder at the same time.
It's much easier to bench bleed the master and slave together before they are installed.
Plus if done right you can be sure to get ALL the air out of them.
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alright unds like im gonna have to try it. ill give it a shot sometime this week and let you guys know how it goes.

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