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Alright so last week my clutch seemed to stick (about a 1/3 of the way down) so I stopped checked my clutch reservoir and it was bone dry. Bought some

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Old 08-10-2016, 11:28 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Alright so last week my clutch seemed to stick (about a 1/3 of the way down) so I stopped checked my clutch reservoir and it was bone dry. Bought some fluid added it in, and I have been monitoring it ever since. I have noticed two things.
1- The clutch feels softer, the clutch was stiff and now seems a bit softer when you press it. It has not gotten stuck any more.

2- I have seen the reservoir reduced in fluid, once on Friday (about 3 days after it was empty) and today (though today it was minor)

I do not see any leaks. I am thinking its the CSC.

Anyone know anything else it might be?
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Losing fluid means csc. If it's not on the ground, it's probably leaking into the bellhousing, potentially ruining your clutch.
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99% likely a CSC failure. Mine lost fluid like yours and the clutch stopped working, I then bled the clutch and put fluid in that lasted for 500 miles. Then I bled it again and replaced the fluid until 300 miles later when the CSC catastrophically failed.

If you had an empty reservoir you more than likely have a bad CSC. It probably has a slow leak...
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If the reservoir was empty, you probably got some air into the system. If you can't see any leaks (ought to be very visible), then, as per above, the CSC is probably failing. Flushing/bleeding may help temporarily.
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