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Thank you all for such a quick response!
I ordered a Beck-Arnley master from Rock Auto. And I decided to get a slave as well, just in case. Both for about $100 with shipping. Not knowing what's in the car, genuine or aftermarket, I decided to buy new vs rebuilding.
When it comes to back-flushing, I assume you mean to push the new fluid up through the slave bleed nipple with a syringe, making sure to take out the nasty stuff first. I guess I would use a piece of tubing from the syringe to the bleed nipple?
Will that also suffice for bleeding the system or will I need to do something further? The clutch hydraulics on the older Saabs tend to be troublesome and hard to bleed, and I use a spare clutch master cap with a fitting tapped in that I can pressurize. Bleeds instantly.
I got home from work a few minutes ago and the clutch seems fine now (of course). I drove it back and forth in the driveway. Still no leaks. I guess when the master goes, it leaks internally, with fluid bypassing the seals?
I forgot to try the brake pump test. Will do that later.
eric in vermont
Posts in this Thread:
- Clutch Hydraulics Question- a bit long, eric in vermont , Wed, 15 May 2019 09:52:24
- Re: Clutch Hydraulics Question- a bit long, Roger D , Wed, 15 May 2019 10:00:01
- Re: Clutch Hydraulics Question- a bit long, Justin VanAbrahams, Wed, 15 May 2019 10:22:56
- minor tips on master replace, Tushy, Wed, 15 May 2019 11:36:511
- Re: minor tips on master replace, eric in vermont , Wed, 15 May 2019 14:27:28 <-- Viewing This Message
- How old is your clutch line??, Notnoel , Fri, 17 May 2019 06:00:27
- Re: How old is your clutch line??, eric in vermont , Fri, 17 May 2019 07:26:20
- Re: How old is your clutch line??, Saabina, Fri, 17 May 2019 09:32:34
- use reservoir hydraulic hose, StoicBlue87 , Fri, 17 May 2019 09:19:26
- yes, replace it all, Notnoel , Fri, 17 May 2019 09:04:12
- Re: minor tips on master replace, Justin VanAbrahams, Wed, 15 May 2019 14:49:39
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