LEAKING BRAKE FLUID THROUGH BELT HOUSING

  • Tiny
  • NoxiousPwner
  • 2006 Ford Mustang
  • 77 miles

06 Mustang gt manual leaking brake fluid through the belt housing. Re-installed the engine recently and there is no clutch pressure.

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Sunday, June 24th, 2012 AT 8:24 PM

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  • Tiny
  • rasmataz
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Its the clutch hydraulic that is leaking-check from clutch slave back to the clutch master cylinder

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Sunday, June 24th, 2012 AT 8:58 PM
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The Master cylinder resevior depletes when the clutch is pressed and a pool of liquid accumulates on the ground. Do I have to drop the trans to examine the Clutch Master Cylinder?

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Sunday, June 24th, 2012 AT 10:08 PM
  • Tiny
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The clutch master cylinder is in the engine compartment not on the trans-check where its actually leaking at between the clutch master cylinder and the trans

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Sunday, June 24th, 2012 AT 10:15 PM
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Its leaking inside the bellhousing because there is no liquid seeping throught between the seperation plate and the trans. Its leaking further back. In a rectangular hole at the bottom of the bellhousing.

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Sunday, June 24th, 2012 AT 10:32 PM
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Through*

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Sunday, June 24th, 2012 AT 10:34 PM
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Sounds like the slave is leaking-

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Sunday, June 24th, 2012 AT 11:05 PM
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Its inside between the transmission bellhousing and engine

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Sunday, June 24th, 2012 AT 11:32 PM
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Discovered that the slave was punctured. I replaced the slave and it's now leaking behind the slave cylinder but not as much. Do I need to install a gasket to keep it from leaking? Clutch pressure is much stronger than it was.

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Friday, July 6th, 2012 AT 4:06 AM
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You have to seal it to have proper clutch pressure-repair the leak could be a seal/gasket/loose connection problem

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Friday, July 6th, 2012 AT 4:27 AM

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