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Mazda rx 7 rebuilt kit clutch master cylinder.

Ive installed my clutch master cylinder rebuilt kit, however in 1 week the clutch gave out on me again. Its not leaking, it was bleed my question really is did i install the rebuilt parts properly? can you give me a step by step installation process on the rebuilt kit on the clutch master cylinder. mazda rx 7 1982

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  • slammagramma Oct 03, 2008

    If anyone can help I'd appreciate anyone help. Im not sure what i did wrong. I remember taking it out the first time (i think) but the tension on the clutch goes weak. Ive gone to mechanics even street mechanic but no can find the problem. when it gets the pressure the piston moves as it should but i keep thinking maybe the process of installing it wasnt done properly. I first installed the new spring,rubber cup (looks like a reeses cup), little copper color washer, installed directed onto the metal rod that cups the tension bar, then the clip which finishes the process. I bleed from the cylinder then to the screw. is this process correct. thanks anyone who can help

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    where is cluch master cylinder

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Crack the bleeder nipple on the slave cyl and get some one to slowly push the pedal see if any fluid shoots out if not you may have killed the new seal in the master cyl.
it sounds like you did every thing right its just that old cylinders get were in them and if you don't hone them out and put a new sleeve in them quite often you will rip the new seal apart on the first pump of the pedal.
any way check for presser and let me no

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