Chevrolet Citation/Omega/Phoenix/Skylark 1980-1985 Repair Guide



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Fig. Fig. 1 Clutch pedal mounting. Note that the clutch is self-adjusting

The X-Body cars have a self-adjusting clutch mechanism located on the clutch pedal, eliminating the need for periodic free-play adjustments. The self-adjusting mechanism should be inspected periodically as follows:

  1. Depress the clutch pedal and look for the pawl on the self-adjusting mechanism to firmly engage the teeth on the ratchet.
  3. Release the clutch. The pawl should be lifted off of the teeth by the metal stop on the bracket.