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Gears grinding when trying to shift in a gmc 3500.

The gears are grinding when trying to shift in a 85 gmc 3500. Someone had installed new master and slave cylinders before i bought the truck, and he said that he just couldn't get it to bleed. I, having replaced many clutches and slave cylinders in the past, thought this would be easy. Now, i'm stuck. I'm hoping it's not the clutch itself. Can anyone help me?

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Some aftermarket masters don't push enough fluid to the slave to disengage the clutch even from the same maker

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