One last question... Clutch slave cylinder fluid

Kneale Brownson knotnook at
Thu Jan 24 06:49:03 EST 2002

It's a scary thought that your "mechanic" doesn't know the hydraulic clutch
operates on brake fluid from a little nipple on the brake master cylinder
reservoir, NOT from the high pressure hydraulic system providing powered
steering and powered braking.

BTW, TPC has had the GOO oil for the power steering pump on sale recently.

At 09:34 PM 01/23/2002 -0800, amz at wrote:

>Hey!  My non-Audi mechanic has (knock on wood) almost finished the clutch
>job!  I'm told there are a few things to take care of and I get my car back!
>1.  The clutch slave cylinder needs to be bled.  Between Bentley (which
>isn't crystal clear) and my online research, I'm now totally mixed up and
>turned around.  Before he puts any fluid in...  WHAT FLUID GOES WHERE?  I
>have about a pint of G 002 000, but I don't just want to hand it over
>without being totally sure.
>2.  He indicated that one of two small hose connections on the tranny had
>turned brittle and crumbled.  According to Bentley, it is one of two diff
>actuator hoses.  He said it would be easy to get to later.  Thoughts?
>Suggestions?  I'd order the part and have it done now, but I REALLY need my
>car back (after almost 2 weeks).
>As before, please cc: your reply to my e-mail as I get the digest version of
>the Q List.
>Thanks in advance for all your help!

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