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Audi S3 clutch??

Discussion in 'A3/S3 Forum (8L Chassis)' started by Bigandbald, Aug 24, 2013.

  1. Bigandbald
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    [Aug 24, 2013]
    Morning all,

    once I leave my car for a few hours or more, usually overnight I come and drive it and the clutch pedal has sunk down half way. Now if I don't move it the biting point will be right at the bottom, so I pull it back up and it is back to normal!
    any ideas guys???
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    Vex182 Guess what I drive...

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    [Aug 24, 2013]
    Sounds like the clutch wants bleeding, maybe a failing slave cylinder?
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    Nice!! Is it easy to do??
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    Gearbox out unfortunately : (
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    Oh well new gearbox it is then as mine crunches when changing up into third quickly or down to second.
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    Whys it a gearbox out to bleed it? You can bleed it off the master cylinder cant you?
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    [Aug 26, 2013]
    dualmass fried i think.
    Had the same, down to the bottom, pulled it up, made it just to home, and it was on the bottom again.

    there was a lot of play on the flywheel what caused the slave cilinder to burn.
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    [Aug 26, 2013]
    it's gearbox out to replace slave cylinder sorry; ) not to bleed it
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    Ok thanks chaps, I think I'll have a go at bleeding it. It only sinks down about 1-2inchs.
    fingers crossed all works out ok?
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