Usually after being in stop and go traffic for a bit. I have had a clutch that grabs a 1/4" off the floorboard and a clutch that grabs 1/4" from the top. When you step on the clutch pedal with your foot, there should not be too much resistance. As you say they should all be the same from the factory. Too much free pedal play isn’t good, either, because too much pedal travel is used up doing nothing: There’s not enough movement left at the bottom of its travel to compress the clutch springs and allow the engine flywheel and … Tonight I was driving my R/T, and the clutch pedal failed. My clutch pedal will have a soft return to it ( on the way back to the clutch being engaged) a couple times it seem to stick down but then sharply popped back up. If it feels fine and there is no judder or slip its more than likely that the adjuster is not set correctly or something. It seems to be worse when the car is cold. The clutch feels good, no judder and doesn't slip. Hey all, could not find any threads on this so I figured that I would start one. i really preferred the stiffer feel of my the old clutch and would like to get it back. Hi Guys, I am new to the forum and only had my 2.0D 2007 X-type for 2 days, apart from discovering that I have the limp mode and flashing coil light, I also noticed that my clutch pedal seems a little high, (not the bite, that's fine) just the position of the pedal, I have to lift my foot about an inch higher than normal, so … Interesting to have a different experience with the clutch. The clutch pedal "pops" up such that the resting height of the pedal is about 1-2 inches higher than normal. I did a little research online and it sounded like I needed to replace the retainer clip. This continues until you eventually have to replace the clutch. On cars that do have manual adjusetmens whenever the clutch becomes worn a bit you can adjust it so that it feels normal again. plus, I wear boots most of the time and want to be able to feel the clutch. Started friday with the 90+ degree temps. IIRC the travel should be around 13-13,5 cm from clutch pedal to the floor, measured perpendicularly. if it's more than that you have to get it down, if not then it's normal and I'd leave it like it is, otherwise you may alter the clutch operation (not nice to creak in every gear) SpiderMan1976 It came up several inches higher than normal, and felt disconnected from anything. The sound does seem to come from the actual pedal (rather than the clutch) so maybe it's just the return spring/linkage making a noise. hope … Finishing the ride home, sometime it would come back high, sometimes normal, but it always shifted so I thought nothing of it. It's just the peddle is way to high for comfort and the wife complains about it, on the plus side it means she doesn't wont to drive it and my alloy wheels … Riding the clutch, driving for long distances with the clutch partially engaged; Dropping the clutch, i.e.- racing starts; Slowing down the vehicle by downshifting and using the engine backpressure to slow the car down. A normal clutch pedal depression will feel nice and smooth. But just yesterday suddenly the clutch pedal came up way higher than normal after shifting. i just had my clutch replaced on my '04 4x4 and the new clutch is SIGNIFICANTLY lighter than the old one. On these they are suposed to be auto adjusting but i don't think it is adjusting enough and want to do it manually. There is no adjustment for that. The clutch pedal is always a little higher than the brake pedal. 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