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post #1 of 4 Old 05-25-2013, 01:09 PM Thread Starter
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Clutch Question

Hello,

I have a 1981 CJ5 with the 151 motor and the SR4 transmission. I had the SR4 rebuilt last winter as a bench build which appears to have gone well. When I removed the trans, I didn't take the bell of the motor so I never did a good visual inspection of the clutch. I've driven it 5 times now since the re-install of the trans and new slave cylinder and the clutch pedal started feeling crunchy and it's randomly slipping now in all the gears. I've had a clutch go out on me before and the slipping is definitely the same. The odd part is that I can push the clutch in once more after the slipping starts; and it goes back to normal.

I'm guessing it's the pressure plate or throw out bearing that have failed, but I also wanted to get some opinions on if you think it could be something that may have broken in the trans that was just rebuilt.

Thanks,

Kevin

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post #2 of 4 Old 05-25-2013, 01:16 PM
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Did you "bleed" the air our of the slave cylinder? Those cylinders have to be "bled" just like you do for a brake wheel cylinder. Hope that helps...
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post #3 of 4 Old 05-25-2013, 01:23 PM Thread Starter
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Yes, I've even bled it again. Thanks for the response though!
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post #4 of 4 Old 05-25-2013, 02:33 PM
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I would love to hear your fix, I have same jeep and same problem!!

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