[V6-12v] Clutch Problem
thecyberpoet at cyberpoet.net
Thu Oct 25 07:20:15 PDT 2007
The list has been slowly dying as fewer people keep their Audi's past
I don't have the solution to your clutch issue, although I suspect it
relates to the hydraulic pressure container (the "bomb") in some way.
On Oct 25, 2007, at 9:25 AM, Casimiro Izquierdo wrote:
> My 1995 model 90s stick shift Audi, non-quattro, V6 engine, has
> developed some clutch problems. The pedal will go down and stay
> down and the car cannot be shifted. Last night I drove it in first
> gear for about 1.5 miles to my home from where my wife got stuck in
> the middle of rush hour.
> A friend said that it was probably a master cylinder problem in the
> transmission assembly. As suggested, I lifted the pedal and pumped
> it and the pedal will stay up for a bit, but after a few shifts it
> goes down and stays down and I have to repeat the maneuver again.
> To fix this he said that the transmission had to come off. Since
> the car already has close to 131,000 miles he suggested that the
> clutch should be changed at the same time. He also said that the
> active fluid in this transmission master cylinder is the brake fluid.
> Am I getting the correct diagnosis for this problem? Apparently to
> fix this could cost between $1200 and $1500, so before I hand the
> car over to have it fixed I would like to know a bit more about
> this problem.
> By the way, I have not been receiving any e-mails from anyone in
> trouble for about three months. Has this board been so inactive?
> Thank you,
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