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Date: Sat, 22 Jul 2006 20:03:24 -0400
From: cs <cobsnospamnet>
Subject: Re: 94 9000 Turbo Clutch Problem

when my '88 9k did this, it was the master cylinder, in the bulk head, left side. On 22 Jul 2006 11:33:17 -0700, wrote: >My clutch had been working fine with no symptoms until it failed >yesterday. Pushed to the floor - had to pull it back manually - drove >on as the clutch continued to operate normally for many shifts until it >pushed to the floor again and had to be pulled back - worked again for >awhile -- until it did it again. Fourth time around it stopped >returning on its own altogether. Had to drive it some distance, >shifting without the clutch. Since it still pushes down to the floor >(you can pull it up and push it back down again) with the usual >pressure, would that rule out a seal failure or compromise of the tube >between the master and slave cylinders? I don't have the car here now, >so I can't check for fluid underneath, but my garage floor is dry so it >couldn't have been a gradual leak anyway. Any thoughts on this, or >ideas for a happier ending than the major expense of a clutch >replacement?

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