Flaps? What flaps?
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Join Date: Oct 2014
Location: United Kingdom
Check that the link pin between the pedal and the master cylinder hasn't broken - this is a fairly common fault that will cause the pedal to hit the floor and be completely useless. If it's that it's a cheap and simple fix.
From what you describe (pumped pedal and got some feeling back for a bit?), it sounds like a hydraulic fault.
Slave cylinders are known to fail on these cars, which can give the light pedal symptoms. £50-60 part for a new slave, then I reckon no more than an hour or possibly two of labour to fit it (depends if the garage knows the car/layout!).