Clutch pedal high

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Model: C3 2009-2013, New shape (A51)
Year: 2010 (60)
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I have a Diesel 1.6 Citroen C3 and have had it for about a year now. I am generally very happy with it.

However the clutch pedal has suddenly gone remarkably high. I understand that Citroen's are known to have a high pedal but this one has suddenly gone a lot higher.

Everything seems to be ok, the clutch still engages, stalls in 4th and generally doesn't have the feel that the clutch is worn or on the way out. I think the clutch was replaced at around 80K. The car has done 110K.

Could it be the master or slave cylinder ?

Thanks for your help.
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Pumpkin2017 wrote:Could it be the master or slave cylinder ?
Not likely to be that, I would say. They tend to just leak when they fail and you don't get any pressure to disengage the clutch.

Look for a mechanical problem, like the pedal is not attached properly, the pedal carrier loop is OK.
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