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I'm experiencing a clicking noise from my clutch pedal for a couple of weeks now. I can feel it in the pedal, and it feels like a broken spring or bushing. The click occurs when pressing the pedal for 1/4th to half before reaching the floor.

I've heard about the issue with the 8th gen Civic, but it does not seem common on the 9th gen?

Could it be a spring / part of the pedal box or should I worry about the master cylinder?

It's a 2012 Civic btw.

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Honda Civic clicking clutch pedal
 

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Had the dealer check it. It was a spring indeed. They will look if they can get the part separately (spring). Though they ensured me that it does not hurt the car and is only annoying.
 

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My Accord had an occasional clutch pedal click for 1000's of miles before I moved it on - never caused an issue ;)
 

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Spring is most likely moving in the locating hole at each end as the pedal moves.
Perhaps a little grease will help to stop it?
 

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I seem to have the same problem. Very annoying. Did you get the problem fixed?
 

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I seem to have the same problem. Very annoying. Did you get the problem fixed?
I have gone back to the car dealer (generic car dealership) since I still have warranty left.

They said it was a spring or bus nothing serious in their opinion so they did not fix it since it involves replace the whole pedal assembly.
I have to say it's less obvious now since it is getting colder :)
 

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I'd follow Wilmo's suggestion; Peer under the dash and locate the spring - Pop some multipurpose grease on there, pump the pedal a few times and I'm sure it will dissapear :) - I had a similar springy click from my accelerator that I cleared up just using a silicone grease spray.
 

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I found some time (easy now with the partial lockdown) to get a good look under the dashboard. Like common advice on this forum I used WD 40 Specialist Lithium to grease up the spring and accompanied bushes. Works like a charm now. No more clicking or screeching when the temperature drops. How these small things can make me happy 🥳 Lithium spray FTW 👌🏻
 

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Thanks for getting back with a solution :) I had a hunch that a tat of WD 40 could do the trick and indeed it seems to resolve it :)
 

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It will for a while until it dries out.
Something a bit more viscous would stay longer
 

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Thanks for getting back with a solution :) I had a hunch that a tat of WD 40 could do the trick and indeed it seems to resolve it :)
Just to be sure: it's not the regular WD40. That's a water detergent (hence WD ;)) and loses it lubrication in a hurry. You will need a lubricant, like the WD40 specialist series.
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Just as long as that does not affect the seals in the clutch/brake cylinders.
 
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