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The slave cylinder is mounted on the bell housing with the fluid valve outside, and the piston within the housing. If there is a catastrophic failure, it is likely to be from the piston gasket: then all the fluid goes straight into the bell housing, wetting the clutch. Some points to consider: They may be rather more fluid than the slave piston volume; ...


You won't be able to rinse brake fluid off the friction material, if it has become contaminated it will remain so for ever. Whether it needs changing depends on whether it has been contaminated to such an extent as to have a detrimental effect on the clutch performance - which it may not have done - you'd only be able to tell by driving the car (n.b. on the ...

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