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Old September 25th, 2016, 11:19 AM
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110 clutch pedal sinking

Could use a diagnosis here.

1988 defender 110 2.5 turbo w/ LT77

The clutch pedal will eventually sink to the floor and sit. If I pump it up 1 or 2 time I can get the clutch to engage and shift gears.

Generally I can get a few shifts out of if before pumping it up again.

Reservoir is full and there are no visible leaks on the line.

I bled the system but the issue persists.

Next step.. replace the slave cylinder ?



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Old September 25th, 2016, 11:30 AM
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Replace the master and the slave. Cheap, easy and everything will be new.
You know it's fall when the trees change colors and the clutches start failing due to cooler temps and seals shrinking.
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Old September 25th, 2016, 11:32 AM
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Any leaks while the clutch is depressed? Check both master and slave cylinders for leaks or even your shoes.
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Replace both. Make sure the master is adjusted properly. Also, install a return spring if you do not have one.
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Old September 25th, 2016, 01:41 PM
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As most mentioned, replace both at the same time....also consider doing the Dorman mod/upgrade as described here so you avoid doing the Master Cylinder again in another 10-20k miles:
http://www.defendersource.com/forum/...iii-67611.html
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if you aren't loosing fluid out of the slave then its likely the seals in the master.
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