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Losing clutch fluid

Discussion in 'Drivetrain' started by gturner008, Aug 9, 2016.

  1. gturner008

    gturner008 Well-Known Forum User

    I'm pretty sure on this one, but thought I'd ask.

    I've noticed the clutch fluid needs topping up, which I've done a couple of times now. Master cylinder looks fine. I've not checked slave. My guess is that it's leaking...

    Quick and easy replacement job?
     
  2. MikeB

    MikeB Well-Known Forum User

    Slave cylinder or flexi hose to it, either way you'll see it wet where the fluid is leaking. Easy fix, as complicated as diconnecting a brake caliper, depends on how talented you are ;)
     
  3. uk66fastback

    uk66fastback
    Z Club Member

    Keep it off that new paint ... !
     
  4. gturner008

    gturner008 Well-Known Forum User

    First job this morning to have a look under and check for leaks. A part Mike Feeney will have no doubt.
     
  5. richiep

    richiep
    Z Club Member

    Which is why using dot 5 fluid is a good idea!
     
  6. morbias

    morbias Well-Known Forum User

    Also might be worth checking inside the car on the other side of the firewall, when the seal on my master cylinder went it dumped all its fluid into the footwell.
     
  7. gturner008

    gturner008 Well-Known Forum User

    On inspection, it's certainly the slave. It's dumping fluid past the piston onto the floor. Just ordered a replacement from MJP. An hours satisfying job ahead!
     

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