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Old 12-20-2009, 01:30 PM   #1
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1993 Wrangler leaking clutch system

Hello - I own a Jeep Wrangler 1993. The car has not been used often - the mileage is now 70K.

I have owned several Wranglers and never experienced problem with the clutch. Last year the clutch pedal dropped to the floor. I went to a repair shop - I paid for new master cylinder, new slave cylinder and new clutch pads. They did not present the used parts and I did not ask for them. Immediately the clutch pedal was soft. They adjusted and it seemed OK - not perfect.

Now one year later the pedal dropped again to the floor. I went to a different shop - which I know and I trust - they changed the master cylinder and the pedal pressure returned to normal.

Now - 5 weeks later there pedal has dropped again. I checked the master cylinder and it was empty -- there is no fluid in the car near the pedal -- no fluid on the line to the transmission and no fluid on the transmission case.
I added fluid and the transmission is now working normally.

Before I pay to open the transmission -- do you have a suggestion? Why and where is the fluid
escaping to?

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Old 12-20-2009, 01:40 PM   #2
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Check inside the cabin at the fire wall behind the clutch master cylinder. I have had this happen before. I believe yours is an external slave cylinder so you would know if that was bad - big puddle.

Good luck. I know all too well what a PITA this prob can be

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Old 12-20-2009, 04:28 PM   #3
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If it is a 93 then it has an AX15. They have an internal slave cyl. You will have to take trans apart to check it. That could be where your fluid is going.
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Old 12-25-2009, 12:10 PM   #4
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Leaking clutch hydraulic system

I looked at the bell housing -- there was no sign of a leak -
Can a slave cylinder leak and still function?
Can the clutch pads absorb the fluid -- and prevent the leak form appearing?
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