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Clutch cylinder problem?

Old 04-23-2009, 06:51 AM
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Default Clutch cylinder problem?

Hello fellow Audi-drivers,

This is about a 2005 8P A3, 1,6 gasoline with 130,000km on the clock:

Problems started as follows: all of a sudden the clutch engages much closer to the floorboard(after doing about 150km of motorway without shifting!), entering gear became harder and harder.

I started bleeding the air from the clutch system(manualy,but done the right way!). Fluid was being pumped out of the system, but no fluid was being sucked in from the reservoir. The clutch system is now empty.

I suspect a faulty master cilinder, meaning taking it out for inspection. Has anyone had any experience or extra clues to this problem or the taking out of the master cilinder on this car?

Greetings, Kees.
Old 04-24-2009, 12:00 AM
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I once had an issue with a VW (Bora/Jetta) clutch cylinder but it broke apart completely and shifting was very very hard, so hard I had to stop completely...

Now I have DSG
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