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Old 04-06-2013, 10:43 AM   #6
5 speed OP
Studly Adventurer
Joined: Sep 2006
Location: Orlando Florida
Oddometer: 950
Originally Posted by Apple Jam View Post
Likely the problem is just nasty black fluid with gritty goo. Or it least it probly started that way......Gotta replace that Mineral oil once a year or it'll do that. Then the gritty goo fails the seal on the M/C and/or Slave.

If you get to it in time, you should be OK.
Flush it all, pull the slave and take it apart to clean it all. Clean out the M/C also.....Then refill and bleed.
Many here will say ATF lasts longer than Mineral Oil.
Sounds like something to try, yes the slave is wet. regarding bleeding I have one of those syringe so you push the fluid up from the bottom, guess I need to make sure all the brake fluid is out. I have fork oil I am positive so maybe give it a whirl. You are also saying pull the slave and clean it up so I will see what gives. I see we are down to only a few replacements now that Evo is out. My clutch has been working fine, any reason to pull the push rod?
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