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Old 05-19-2011, 07:11 PM   #2
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Originally Posted by prem205 View Post
Have an 08 2.5i w/ 27k miles on it. Never raced or launched or anything of that nature. Just a normal DD car. Now my clutch pedal just recently started to squeak only when its about to touch the floor. Any ideas on what it could be? Also feels unsmooth at the same time the squeaking starts.
Squeaky Clutch Pedal ~ cracked firewall.

I would take it to the dealership. The 08 09's have a history of the firewall cracking where the master brake cylinder mounts to it.. Subaru of America has it logged as a "known issue". I guess they don't find it important enough to make it a recall.

To prevent it you could have put a master cylinder brace (grimmspeed works well). I would still install one after the firewall is re-welded.

You could do it yourself but you have to remove the entire dash to weld it in the correct spot.
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