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Old 03-02-2012, 01:11 AM   #1
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first real drive in my yj with a clutch issue

so i took the heep for a drive today and its the first time ive driven it more than a few blocks. after about 20 miles i got off the highway(which it did fine on the highway) made it through the neighborhood and picked up my friend. i made it back out of the neighborhood and while waiting in line at a 4 way stop i noticed my clutch giving out....like the pressure behind my pedal went to zero and my clutch would not engage. i pumped the clutch pedal several times and it started working again. not 100% but worked enough to get me back on the highway and back home. anyone have any ideas on what this might be? it was dark out so i wasnt able to start searching for a leak or anything but i plan on checking it out tomorrow. any starting points would be appreciated. btw its an i6 with 5 speed. thnx in advance

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Old 03-02-2012, 01:41 AM   #2
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Mine did the same. The fluid thingy was empty.

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Old 03-02-2012, 01:42 AM   #3
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hydraulic leak, either in the master or slave cylinder or somewhere in between
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hydraulic leak, either in the master or slave cylinder or somewhere in between
If that's it I hope his YJ Is 94+ cause the slave is on the outside
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Old 03-02-2012, 01:59 AM   #5
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its internal, he has an 89.. hopefully its not the slave cuz you know what that means..
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Old 03-02-2012, 02:03 AM   #6
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Yup. I hope it's not. That's what I thought it was on mine, or what others suggested I should say. But thankfully it just needed fluid
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Old 03-02-2012, 02:04 AM   #7
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Yes I do! That's why I said it lol
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Ah, im a bit slow tonight :\
I blame it on fixing crappy speaker wiring, fighting with my new speaker enclosures and installing new speakers for the better part of the afternoon
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Old 03-02-2012, 12:24 PM   #10
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ill trade you bad speaker wiring for leaky clutch any day...
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question

new to the whole wrangler thing... loving it though so had it for about two weeks, changes and flushed all fluids, changed wires and plugs, replaced filter, and a few other things here and there. its a 89 with a 2.5 4 banger. 5 speed. anyways, was trying to teach my old lady the whole shifting thing and i think she messed up the clutch or something, my fault letting her try. the morning after when i started the jeep up I could not put it into gear, the clutch felt so loose and just gave completely. i checked the master cylinder (behind the steering wheel) and there was no fluid. got some DOT 3 fluid, refilled and started pumping the clutch. finally got it to work but i could not find the leak. any thoughts on what I should do or what happen. any ideas would help. thanks
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new to the whole wrangler thing... loving it though so had it for about two weeks, changes and flushed all fluids, changed wires and plugs, replaced filter, and a few other things here and there. its a 89 with a 2.5 4 banger. 5 speed. anyways, was trying to teach my old lady the whole shifting thing and i think she messed up the clutch or something, my fault letting her try. the morning after when i started the jeep up I could not put it into gear, the clutch felt so loose and just gave completely. i checked the master cylinder (behind the steering wheel) and there was no fluid. got some DOT 3 fluid, refilled and started pumping the clutch. finally got it to work but i could not find the leak. any thoughts on what I should do or what happen. any ideas would help. thanks
Sounds like a very serious problem and i would look at getting it replaced.. try craigslist personals or one of those online dating websites. unfortunately it might cost you a lot in the long run for a divorce
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hahahahaha wow....dark thats funny
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