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My wife has just bought a 2002 model Toyota Avensis. She thinks

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My wife has just bought a 2002 model Toyota Avensis.
She thinks the car is good but has only one complaint, namely a heavy clutch pedal.
As I am working abroad I have no way of judging.
Is this a basic trait of the car or something that can be fixed.
It has done about 120,000 miles, Steering and brakes are light and easy to operate.
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Car
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Expert:  Rob replied 2 years ago.
Hi and welcome to just answer.
The clutch pedal should be light to operate a heavy pedal is a sign that the pressure plate and clutch plate will soon need to be replaced.
regards rob
Customer: replied 2 years ago.

Thanks Rob for your response.


I appreciate the "heavy' clutch could be a sign of the clutch plate and pressure plate assembly being on its way out.


However, with regard to my question. Is their a servo assisted clutch on this model of car and is it possible that this could be the problem.?


 


James 18 06 2014

Expert:  Rob replied 2 years ago.
Hi James
this model is fitted with an external slave cylinder and the only problem they give is a leaking seal .
I have fitted many clutches on this model and for sure your problem is the worn pressure and clutch plate.
regards rob.
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