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#1 (permalink) Old 02-10-2005, 12:02 PM
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Good Day,

I just have a quick question regarding clutch wear. I have a 94 530i with a 5 speed manual transmission with 183,000KM. This morning I noticed a significant difference in the stiffness of the clutch peddle.(could be from the cold weather)

Since I've owned the car (2 months), I have noticed a slight resistance when pressing down on the clutch. Since this morning I have noticed that the resistance only occurs about midway rather then right at the beginning when pressing on the clutch peddle. Shifting is still fine, its just the lack of resistance has made me make some adjustments to my shifting.

Let me know if this is a sign of wear or something I should worry about.

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Does it feel like it's slipping? When you punch the gas in a gear, does the tach go up before you feel power going to the ground, because if that's the case, you are going to have to replace your clutch soon. Also, Can you smell fluid burning when you step on it, because that is a sure sign too.

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No, actually there is no slip at all. There is just a lot free play with the peddle. Also the peddle does not want to come back up on its own. I do not smell any burning when I punch it.

This morning after I took it for a prolonged ride hopeing it would correct itself...which it did somewhat...I had much more free play with the peddle andeven with the clutch pressed all the way the car would move forward. I also could not shift into any other gears.

Could this be a fluid delivery problem??

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possible clutch master problem,check your floor mat for any signs of fluid leak. if not, it sounds like you are going to need a clutch. email if you have any questions.

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Alright I have confirmed its a leak of some sort, I'm guessing the master cylinder. Does anyone know if I could get a rebuilt master cylinder? Any recommendations on where to find one for a good price?

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Alright I have confirmed its a leak of some sort, I'm guessing the master cylinder. Does anyone know if I could get a rebuilt master cylinder? Any recommendations on where to find one for a good price?

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Scott,
where are you located I can get you the clutch master(new not rebuilt) for about $105 +shipping. let me know.

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