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I can be driving down the road and the clutch will have nothing behind it sometimes - this just started today, like no pressure behind the clutch, then next shift it feels normal, randomly....any ideas?
 

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when you pump the clutch in and out does it build up pressure. If thats the problem then you need to add some fluid. And probably replace your slave/master cylinders

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Yes it does

But where do I add fluid? Does this always come suddenly? I remember that it did that in the past and just went away all of a sudden...and what does the cyl cost?
 

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you can rebuild the slave for around 7 bucks at advance autoparts.
the master im not sure about tho.
make sure everything is bled properly! goodluck
 

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Fluid goes top right of engine. Its hard to get to, but its a plastic clear looking piece. Its uhhh uhhh transparent I think, just add some fluid and see what it does.
Mine did this and let me tell you don't be anywhere where you have to drive for a while. Shifting with very very little clutch pressure is no fun.

Mine went out for no reason. Had slave replaced...then a month later my clutch went out suddenly.

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pics any one?

Anyone have a link to a pic????
 

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I'll have one ready for ya in a second.

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Its the circle one....the part that says slave ignore I think thats the master but dont worry about those unless they are broke.
Try refilling this first.

 

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Sweet - you are my hero!!!

I like how the cap is not labeled as to what goes in there. I did the sniff test to be certain that I had the right one - and fluid. It was abour 1.5? lower than the top pf the tube, I put it to about .5? to the top and am going for the test drive now....prey on me....or is it pray for me?
 

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Yea dot4 I think maybe 3. Its hard to get to because of the metal line, I assume is a/c line. Then filling it, dont get on yer paint.
Mine was cured for a little bit then overnight if drained back out. I suggest carrying a bottle with you for about a week until you can be sure its fixed. That bottle may be able to get you home.
Good Luck,

-Jeff
 

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Fluid was no help...

How much about do you think that this will cost me???:confused:
 

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Umm my slave cylinder was roughly 130 bucks from a local place. Everywhere else wanted to charge like 250 and up.
Don't let them ream you in the ass like they did me.
You can buy a rebuild kit for like 10 bucks. I believe these aren't the best things though unfortunatly. A few people on here have had problems with them. Everyone was telling me the new slave cylinder was like 200 dollars.
Well I called Pep Boys/Autozone and they were only 60 bucks.
If I had it to do over again, I would have replaced it myself. Sure you have to move the battery and a few other things but its no big deal. from what I hear.

Good Luck man
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Weird Weird Weird

Okay - the other day I checked my oil (engine oil) and was thinking it was a bit low - 2200 miles on this oil. I wanted to add a bit, and overfilled the case because I am a moron. I knew I did but I was only like 3mm over the high mark - I thought I would change it this weekend. Well, last night after my forsaken test drive I decided to change the oil, I put in the proper amount of Mobil 1 10-30. Suddenly the clutch feels perfect - WTF????? Is engine oil in anyway related to the clutch????? I drove the car quite a bit today with no problem at all - clutch fluid has not moved, car is running great....:D
 

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Strange....But hey if it stays this way then thats good. Oil should not affect the clutch in anyway as far as I know.

-Jeff
 
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