[DML] Re: Problem with new Master Clutch Cylinder
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[DML] Re: Problem with new Master Clutch Cylinder



I've seen this - a bad "new" master right out of the box. It means 
that the internal check valve isn't check-valving. You may be able to 
open it up and find what's stuck, but if it's new from a vendor you 
ought to get it replaced. I don't believe that there's any way to install the check valve backwards. I'm hoping this isn't a trend with the current units......[maybe you got the one that my friend here returned as defective a couple months ago]

I'm assuming that you did open the slave bleeder to try and bleed the system, but even if you didn't the master should not be pressurizing back in to the reservoir. It was pretty messy. 

Dave S

--- In dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, "brian10579" <bseefeldt@...> wrote:
>
> I have done a complete clutch system replacement with all new 
parts.  
> All parts were installed correctly.  I add DOT4 fluid to the clutch 
> reservoir and depress the pedal a few times.  Most of the fluid 
> overflows out the top and goes to the floor.  After that the 
cylinder 
> will not accept any more fluid and the pedal doesn't push any fluid 
in 
> any direction.
> 
> I have read previous posts concerning a check valve in the clutch 
> master that prevents fluid from returning to the reservoir when the 
> clutch pedal was depressed.  Could this check valve be stuck?  
Could 
> it be installed backwards?  Is there any way to repair this myself 
or 
> should I take this up with the vendor?  I do have a voicemail in to 
> the vendor and am awaiting a response there too.
> 









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