[s-cars] Is there an adjustment on the clutch slave?

Steve Powers sbpowers at gmail.com
Tue Jul 21 21:19:27 PDT 2009

Just had the master, slave and assorted hardware replaced in our S6
Avant. Clutch
had completely "failed". It came back just fine once the new bits were in place.


On Tue, Jul 21, 2009 at 1:50 PM, Tom Green<trgreen at comcast.net> wrote:
> Try bleeding the system through the slave cylinder, James.  It is most
> likely air
> in the system.
> If that doesn't help then suspect a bad slave or master cylinder or
> both-or a
> bad clutch.  But, I would start with the easier stuff.
> Tom
>> -----Original Message-----
>> Date: Mon, 20 Jul 2009 17:34:27 -0600
>> From: James Shackelford <93urs4 at rovershack.com>
>> Subject: [s-cars] Is there an adjustment on the clutch slave?
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>> I think my reverse issue is because the clutch isn't totally
>> disengaged.  There is about 1/2-1 inch of clutch pedal travel before
>> any resistance.  I am thinking that the slave rod isn't hitting the
>> throwout arm until this travel is taken up.  Before I take the time to
>> remove the slave, does anyone know if the clutch slave is adjustable
>> for length?
>> Thanks,
>> James
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