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4628Re: [bmw e28] clutch slave rebuild

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  • John Forbey
    Jul 28, 2006
      Same thing happened to me when I rebuilt(cold/warm
      operation and travel at bottom of pedal. Wear works
      like the weakest link in a chain and you said the
      clutch was replaced...I wonder if using dot 5 brake
      fluid like the kind that comes in the big square can
      would treat it differently? I forget who produces ATE
      prob. Did you bleed it on the car? At first you have
      to pick the pedal up but it gets better as it fills w/
      Good Luck,

      --- doug dykaar <ddykaar@...> wrote:

      > I recently rebuilt the slave cylinder. I bled it
      > while it was removed from
      > the engine (bleeder valve tipped up) using a vacuum
      > bleeder. Over time it
      > appears to be still sucking air. When cold the
      > clutch engages right at the
      > bottom, and seems to approach normal when warm.
      > Did I miss something when I installed the rebuild
      > kit?
      > Should I remove the car from the slave (again) and
      > polish the cylinder with
      > emery cloth? Given that the problem diminishes as it
      > heats up is it possible
      > thatthe master cylinder is pooched? The car has
      > 150kmi, recent clutch and
      > hose from the resevoir to the clutch master
      > cylinder.
      > Regards,
      > doug

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