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WRX Clutch Very Low Bite

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So I just bought a new (to me) 2009 WRX Hatchback. Very happy with it apart from one niggling thing the clutch seems to go from engaged to disengaged within about 1 inch from the floor (and requires a hell of a lot of pressure to engage) with the rest of the travel having no pressure against my foot.

I mentioned it to the dealer and they insisted this was normal and I got them to write that in an email (along with the clutch being covered under their warranty). I've driven similar cars in the past and I know they often have heavy clutches but does this sound at all normal from a Subaru? and if not any ideas of what it could be?

 

 

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Sounds like you might have a stage 2 clutch

 

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Check the colour of the fluid in the clutch reseviour, as it tends to get forgotten at service intervals and is prone to degrading due to being located above the turbo hotside.

 

Sometimes a fluid drain ,flush and refresh is enough to sort clutch judder or engagement issues

 

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Brill many thanks for the replies I doubt it's got a modified clutch the car is stock all over. 

The colour of the fluid is dark yellow/brown. Your right I insisted on a major service before I bought it and they've missed off brake fluid all together from the invoice all though the level is fine. 

I've arrange for a local subaru specialist to pick it up on Thursday to do the cambelt, so hopefully they will have an idea. 

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