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3-Series (E21, E30) Chat relating to the BMW 3-Series from 1975-1983 and 1984-1991 line. Specific models: BMW 315, BMW 316, BMW 318, BMW 318i, BMW 320/4, BMW 320i, BMW 320/6, BMW 323i, BMW 320i. E30 Family models include: BMW 325e, BMW 325i, BMW 325is, BMW 325ix.

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Old 08-18-2009, 06:11 PM   #1 (permalink)
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I have a 1985 325e and the clutch isnt wanting to work. Ok i checked the clutch its self and its like brand new. I have also bought a new slave cylinder so thats not the problem either. I dont know what else it could be and i need the car for school and work. PLEASE HELP ME
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I have a 1985 325e and the clutch isnt wanting to work. Ok i checked the clutch its self and its like brand new. I have also bought a new slave cylinder so thats not the problem either. I dont know what else it could be and i need the car for school and work. PLEASE HELP ME
did you bleed the clutch after installation of the slave cylinder?
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Yep,mine was a like that when i bought it,Like darkhorse said it needs bled.
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+1, there must be air in the system which is causing the clutch to stay engaged. Bleed the slave and you will be fine.
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