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Clutch issues

Discussion in 'Land Rover Discovery' started by ovalbay, May 16, 2009.

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  1. ovalbay

    ovalbay New Member

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    Help!!
    Got a K reg with 120k on the clock.
    Was awkward to get into gear, while it was in the garage for other stuff, they changed the slave cylinder. Massive improvement or so i thaught!
    Here is the issue. From cold, wont go into gear. Have to start in 1st, then once its warmed up, used a bit, its fine, even goes into reverse without force.
    Drove down the motorway for a while, exit at junction, strugled to get out of gear, then it wouldnt go in, had to turn off to engage gear. A few changes later its fine again.

    Any ideas please
     
  2. nickh75

    nickh75 Well-Known Member

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    sounds like your master cylinder has self bled it's self
    if it don't happen again you'll be fine, if it does PANIC!
     
  3. ovalbay

    ovalbay New Member

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    Dont wanna sound daft, but i am new to this self repair lark! can you elobrate a bit.
    Thanks
     
  4. The Mad Hat Man

    The Mad Hat Man Well-Known Member LZIR Despatch Agent

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    Oi! nuff of that:(.
     
  5. Paul D

    Paul D Old, nackered 'n broke, but the Landy is fine . :) LZIR Despatch Agent

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    Not self-repair, self-bled.

    When you change the slave they have to be bled fully before they'll work properly and sometimes it's a bitch to do right ... however, if you're lucky it can force the air out itself after a week or two of driving and changing gear .. sometimes working properly, sometimes not, giving very similar symptoms to yours. It should settle down, so put up with it for a bit longer, say another week of driving, not a week of sitting on the driveway, and see what happens!
     
  6. ovalbay

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    Many thanks, will hang fire and see what happens
     
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