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just purchased a 95 xlt 5 speed 7.3 and it runs great but wondering if hydraulic clutch has any adjustment to it. reason for the question is when putting in reverse you have to really push clutch in as far as it will go and then push harder or it will grind a little. transmission feels nice and tight but clutch engages and truck starts to move when you barely let off clutch - not 1/4 way out or 1/2. seems thats not normal and i looked at pedal and i didnt see anything to adjust - havent looked under truck yet. can anyone offer input
 

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Check the clutch pedal pivot under the dash, that can slip and cause the "master cylinder" to have too much slack before the clutch is moved -- oil level is full??
 

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Usually it's the bushings in the pedal linkage that end up being the problem. Many times it's the clutch pedal to master rod bushing that disintegrates. Many folks do the "heim joint fix" for this problem, especially if the master rod end has been damaged. The clutch/brake mainshaft bushings could also be sloppy and those can be replaced. The clutch pedal arm is splined to the mainshaft, so if that's slipped you might have to replace both. Cheers!
 

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The bushings on the shaft look good. It must be the bushing between pedal and master rod bushing. Can’t really see it so not sure if rod end is damaged. Is this viewed better under dash or outside under truck ? Thanks
 

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From under the dash. Normally the rod end just snaps over the arm nub and bushing. You should be able to easily see play between them when just moving the clutch pedal by hand. If the rod end is ovaled out, that's when most folks will use the "Heim Joint Clutch Rod Fix". Cheers!
 
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