I've read all the post on slipping clutches, but mine is not
slipping. It feels like the clutch is not disengaging. I cannot get
the car into reverse without turning off the engine. Up shifting
"can" be done although I'm sure it's not good for the transmission.
The transmission feels tight when it's in gear, no slipping. The
brake fluid reservoir is low but not below the MIN setting.
Does that sound like the slave cylinder?
Brake fluid has nothing to do with slave cylinder.
Yes, it does sounds like the slave cylinder is not doing the job of
releasing the clutch.
I suggest you change your manual transmission fluid to what Redline
On my 230CE, the clutch gets its fluid from the brake master cylinder
reservoir. I assume that the 240D is the same.
The clutch is self adjusting. The slave cylinder has a clutch wear
Does it grind gears when you shift into reverse when the engine is running?
How about when shifting gears? Does it roll when stopped with the clutch in
and your foot off the brake? If so, then suspect bad clutch master or slave
cylinder. You can try to bleed the clutch.
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