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replacing the clutch master cylider on a 4000 quattro
In message <338E3B61.58A8@cotl.com> Rusty Rae writes:
> Okay the clutch on my 4000 is sticking half way down, everyonce in a
> while. I called max at AVS, and he said that I need to replace the
> master cylinder. Anyway I ordered a new master from Max. So I have never
> replaced the master cylinder on an audi. Any suggestions on where to not
> go wrong? Max said that it is just 2 bolts and pulling the old one out
> and replacing it. I don't think it is that simple.
On a LHD car, it _is_ that simple.
On a RHD car, it's a ten-hour job involving removing the entire steering column
and pedal assembly. So give thanks.
You can leave the actuating rod from the old cylinder in place. The only thing
to be careful of is to check that, once installed, a full pedal depression
caused the piston to sweep the _entire_ length of the master cylinder.
Otherwise you'll never get it to bleed properly.
Committee Member, UK Audi [ur-]quattro Owners Club