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Old 01-09-2012, 07:28 PM   #1
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Angry Throwout bearing keeps leaking?

Ok, so my brother has a 1988 yj and we have now put 3 new hydraulic throwout bearings! Is there a heavier duty one available as we are buying them at the local NAPA, or are we doing something wrong???? The rubber boot keeps tearing after less than 100 miles??

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Old 01-09-2012, 08:36 PM   #2
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Do you mean hydraulic slave cylinder?

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Old 01-09-2012, 09:56 PM   #3
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yea if your throwout bearing is leaking you DO have a problem... since they dont contain fluid.. so like kboles89 said is it your master cylinder which is mounted on the firewall (engine side) or the slave cylinder mounted on/or in the transmission...
If it Breaks and you replace it and not UPGRADE Lose!

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Old 01-09-2012, 11:06 PM   #4
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I just replaced my ax15 and my year old slave was leaking already. I converted to an exterior slave cyl which meant getting a 94 bell housing and slave and making a new line from the master cyl to the slave.
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