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replacing slave cylinder

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I am currently experiencing the fabled clutch problems (low biting point, pumping it gets me back to changing gear, then it goes again the next day). So, I am going to try to bleed the slave cylinder tonight to see if that helps, but a mate told me that he thinks the slave cylinder seals might have gone. Is this easy to rectify? or do I need to change the slave?
If so... how do I change the slave and how much do new ones cost...??

Any advice would be appreciated!!
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Those symptoms sound more like the master cylinder to me
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Had a similar problem last year on my JTD - changed the slave cylinder. New one was about €70 from the main dealers, probably find one cheaper in the UK.

Easy enough to change but you need to remove the battery & battery tray for access. Drain the system or use rags & a container to catch the fluid when you remove the pipe. Slave cylinder is held in by a circlip, remove that and ease it out of the mounting. Refit & bleed.

A copy of elearn will make things clearer. (All AR. Workshop manual's)
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My slave cylinder seal was completely ok until one day my pedal just fell to the floor and wouldn't return. It was so strange how it was a sudden failure. Anyway take the slave cylinder into a autoparts shop and you'll probably be able to get a seal for $5. I did this and fixed it. If it is the master cylinder then you could proabably do the same thing if you want to save some cash. Not sure about the particulars of your car though sorry
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