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Volkswagen Golf clutch problem
I have an ongoing problem with the clutch on my Golf.

It is okay at start-up but after driving for about 10 miles there is no pressure at all and pedal sticks to floor. It will not pump back up, and I have real problems with changing gear. If I stop and switch off the engine, it's okay again.

I have changed the master cylinder, which was okay for a couple of days but now the same problem again. There's no loss of fluid.

Asked on 1 February 2012 by george4law

Answered by Honest John
Assuming it's a diesel, failing dual mass flywheel.
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