Clutch Slave Help

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Clutch Slave Help

Post by Copterpilot » Sat Jun 23, 2018 9:25 am

While I had the engine and transmission out, I inadvertently stepped on the clutch pedal. The slave cylinder stayed together, but was pushed out somewhat. I pushed it back in and attached it, but it seems a little mushy. Do you think I need to take it apart and reassemble it? It's a pretty new slave.
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Re: Clutch Slave Help

Post by bikermike » Sat Jun 23, 2018 9:31 am

Have you tried bleeding the system?
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Re: Clutch Slave Help

Post by Nissanman » Sat Jun 23, 2018 8:17 pm

Pull it all apart and give it a good clean with denatured alcohol: just a precaution.
Then when everything is back in the car you can gravity bleed the system by filling the master and releasing the slave bleed valve then a few gentle pumps on the pedal.
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Re: Clutch Slave Help

Post by Copterpilot » Sat Jun 23, 2018 11:08 pm

The bleeding helped. I was able to adjust the slave pretty well. Will know for sure once I fix the rear brake and get it back on the road.
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