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Old 07-01-2011, 07:51 AM   #1
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Trans is leaking hydraulic fluid

Getting into the car the other day, the clutch pedal went right to the floor with a tiny bit of resistance. I bled the line and built up pressure and went looking under the car. And bam, steady drip of fluid is leaking out the bottom.

I can't find where it would be coming from. The hose to trans connection? Slave itself? That was replaced with the clutch less than 2k miles ago.

Ideas? Pretty pissed off at the moment.
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Old 07-01-2011, 08:04 AM   #2
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if you can see it leaking give it a better check. youll find where its coming from
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if you can see it leaking give it a better check. youll find where its coming from
Its coming from inside the trans, by the time I dropped it, I couldn't tell where it would be coming from. With the trans out of the car, I can create the issue again.
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is the slave inside the trans? if so id bet thats the problem. i dont know much for saabs but hydro trans is a hydro trans. also could be a seal cheap part thats a bitccch to get to
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Might just be the o-ring on the fitting on top of the trans. Did you pop off the plastic cover in front of the trans? Using a mirror and some light you should be able to see all the connections.
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Could be a bad clip that holds the clutch line to the hard line that goes into the trans.
Or it is a shot slave.
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Could be a bad clip that holds the clutch line to the hard line that goes into the trans.
Or it is a shot slave.
Those were my thoughts, slave is less than 2k miles old. Leaning towards that bastard clip.
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Haha.
Yea I hate that thing.

If you do wind up needing a slave, I have a few kicking around.
Seems you are back in town now.
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Haha.
Yea I hate that thing.

If you do wind up needing a slave, I have a few kicking around.
Seems you are back in town now.
Ok, I'll let you know! And indeed, back in town and back to school.
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It's the 1k mile slave that is leaking. The seals look to be bad as its leaking fluid out the back of it when compressed by hand. At least it's minimal effort to drop the trans now...
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