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4000csq belt squeeking at start
In message <Pine.A126.96.36.1990102184350.81946Aemail@example.com> Robert W Obrien writes:
> Very good answer as usual, Phil. What I am curious about is, how do you
> know that seal is bad aside from the noise? External leaks? Probably
> before summer, I shall replace the clutch on my 87 5kt... original and
> holding tight so far at 175k miles. Am not hearing any weird squeaks, but
> I assume this would be an opportune time to change that seal.
It keeps air out, rather than oil in. The only other detectable sign
is a large delta in the CO settings between 'breathers plugged' and
'breathers attached'. It's a $10 part, so well worth replacing
whenever the clutch is off. Also the clutch slave, etc.
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