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87 4 Cylinder Clutch Problem. Please help!


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Hi all,

 

I just got my first Comanche a few months ago and it's been an awesome truck for me so far. Until the other day I started her up and the clutch went down to the floor, and I could barely change gears. I checked my reservoir and it was dry, so I topped it off hoping that would do the trick. Nothing.

 

I did some research online (including this site) and figured out it's probably one of the cylinders that went bad. The problem is I'm not sure which one. I'm really hoping it's the master, because unfortunately my truck has the dreaded internal slave cylinder, and I don't have the knowledge or tools to drop the transmission myself.

 

Thing is, there's no visible leaking at either cylinder, so I'm completely lost as to which one I should replace. At this point I'm thinking of just doing the master myself, and if that doesn't fix the problem then I'll take her into a shop. But I would love to spare myself the trouble and cost of replacing parts that don't need replacing.... Any help would be greatly appreciated!!

 

Cary

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You can check the master looking inside, by the fuse box, there should be no corrosion or sign of leaks, if so the culprit is the internal cylinder, even if you can`t see the leak is there, the fluid has to go somewhere...

 

you may even take the chance to go external...

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