Wont shift into gear

Discussion in '40- & 55-Series Tech' started by Boulder Cruiser, Feb 15, 2009.

  1. Boulder Cruiser

    Boulder Cruiser

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    Ok, if i am driving and i come up to a stop and i don't down shift through the gears it wont go into second or first, sometimes it wont go into any gear. Occasionally even if i do down shift it still wont shift when i stop.
    I just replaced the master cylinder since it was leaking and figured that there was air in the system and that's why it was doing this. Nope, its still doing it.
    Do i have to replace the slave also? Anything else it could be?
    Thanks in advance!
     
  2. Liam

    Liam

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    when you replace either the master or slave you the latter as well. they seem to go out at the same time
     
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    The slave sounds like a good bet to me. Make sure the little pushrod is adjusted properly though. Just FYI, I picked up rebuild kit from one of the chain auto parts stores for around $7 or $8, and it's been fine for over a year. If your slave isn't pitted, this is probably a good, cheap fix.
     
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    slaves are cheap...$25
     
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    Cool ill just get a new slave and see if that does it. Thanks guys!
     
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    if you pump the clutch does it help? If so it is definitely the slave
     
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