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Old 10-12-2007, 06:33 PM
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Oily clutch slipping

One of the hp oil lines broke and soaked everything. Now the clutch is slipping when under heavy torque. Is there a way to access the clutch without pulling the trans? And can I clean the clutch with brake cleaner?
Thanks, Luke
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Old 10-12-2007, 06:42 PM
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Yes, You can clean the clutch with brake cleaner. But I don't hink you can access the clutch without pulling out the mamoth.
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Old 10-13-2007, 08:31 AM
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just drive it around. It'll dry/clean itself out after a while. Might not sound like a good idea but the more you work it to get it warm the faster it will dry out.
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You should be able to remove the starter and be able to spray in some brake cleaner into the bellhousing. Or is there a plug on the bottom of the bellhousing that you can remove with a 1/2 inch drive ratchet. Then spray in the brake cleaner that way. Other then that I have no clue besides unmounting the trans and slide it back so you can spray down the clutch and clean it and then slide the trans back in place.
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One of the hp oil lines broke and soaked everything. Now the clutch is slipping when under heavy torque. Is there a way to access the clutch without pulling the trans? And can I clean the clutch with brake cleaner?
Thanks, Luke
it is possible to drive it out of it , as long as you can keep it from slipping while driving , there is no way to possibly clean the disc correctly without pulling the trans , my professional opinion tells me you very well may have to replace at least the disc, if its soaked it bad enough to make it slip it was probably going anyway
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Old 10-13-2007, 10:15 AM
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Thanks for the advice. I replaced the clutch 2 yrs ago when I had a fuel filter that didn't seal, well it looked sealed no leaks at idle, but when I ran it down the highway it started leaking and soaked the clutch. So I had the pleasure of replacing the clutch then. I guess I might be doing it again. The info is greatly appreciated. Thanks, Luke
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