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mctriumph

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Be aware there is a batch of brand new, AM replacement masters, that are defective when you get them.
The symptom is extreme difficulty in bleeding the system and then having to do it again and again.
The manufacturer has (on mine at least) omitted the tiny waffle washer on the tip of the end valve. If
you have been cursing and thinking you no longer know how to bleed a system of air, IT aint YO Fault.
MD
 

Grantura_MKI

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Be there done that one with a Jaguar unit.
The waffle washer as you call it is very important to the operation.
 

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Be aware there is a batch of brand new, AM replacement masters, that are defective when you get them.
The symptom is extreme difficulty in bleeding the system and then having to do it again and again.
The manufacturer has (on mine at least) omitted the tiny waffle washer on the tip of the end valve. If
you have been cursing and thinking you no longer know how to bleed a system of air, IT aint YO Fault.
MD
Thanks for this post. Just replaced my clutch master and slave about a month ago, only to have mediocre results with soft clutch and grinding gears periodically unless I pump the clutch a few times before shifting. Bled it twice more and same result. Perhaps this is the reason.....
 
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Yes it most certainly is. the real laugher was the reply from the retailer saying as how it all my fault
that after 50 years of wrenching I am doing it all wrong. The cheesy buggers wont admit how wrong they are till
they face a courtroom full of angry jurors. Some where some body will get hurt I am afraid.
MD
 
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