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02 accent slave cylinder leak and gear grind

Hey there, when changing gears my accent grinds as if its not engaging properly? I checked my slave cylinder and the rubber was filled with silver looking fluid could me replacing the S/C fix the issue? I don't think its synchro issue i tried double clutching and still no difference. the grind sounds the exact same as it does when you accidentally release your clutch when changing gears and it hasn't engaged properly. I also changed my manual gear box oil. THANK YOU

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Does the car want to pull when sitting still in gear with your foot on the clutch? If so, I would say that your clutch is not fully engaging and could be the cause of your grinding when changing gears. If not then I would think the clutch is operating fully and the synchros are worn and need replaced. But either way, with metalic fluid being in the slave cylinder dust boot, the slave cylinder needs changed.

Posted on Jan 13, 2016

Testimonial: "yes it want to pull . when replacing one cylinder would you replace the master one aswell?"

  • Dan Hooper
    Dan Hooper Jan 13, 2016

    If your fluid is dark and discolored I would suggest it. While you have the system opened up there is no better time.

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