Date: 18 Jun 2003 04:02:27 -0700
From: (robobass)
Subject: Re: Clutch basics on classic 900 : can someone describe? (Lance Morgan) wrote in message news:<>... > (robobass) wrote in message news:<>... > > I've got a '92 900i 2liter 5-speed originally purchased in Denmark. I > > have had the car for only 8 months and have done nothing 'cept change > > the oil so far. Now I have an intermittent problem that the clutch > > doesn't always disengage properly. It is tricky to parallel park when > > this happens. I guess that the clutch is hydraulic on this car, but a > > cursory look under the hood is not enlightening. I actually changed a > > slave cylinder once so I understand the principal, but I can see > > nothing on this car. Unfortunately I don't speak the language very > > well where I live (Germany), so It is not so easy dealing with > > mechanics. > > > > Can someone briefly describe what is where and what things to look > > for? > > > > Thanks, > > > > Robobass > > Suggest checking both master and slave cylinders, and lines for leaks. > Is your brake fluid level dropping at all (also used for clutch)? You > might bleed the system. Something also might be hanging up internally > > I haven't lost a drop of fluid. If one of the cylinders was defective I would lose fluid wouldn't I? The mechanic says its a broken spring in the clutch housing. Robobass

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