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santambrogio

Which Clutch Salve Cylinder?

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Clutch pedal on the floor today, towed the car back home and found a nice puddle of brake fluid under the car, so likely it is the slave cylinder.

This is a 2000 Boxster 5 speed, there are two kinds of slave cylinders I see one with a clip connector, black and a long neck at the connector to the fluid line, and another type, silver and with a conventional screw in pipe connector to the master cylinder. Is one for 5 speed and the other for 6 speeds? I am not finding clarification for this online.

Thanks

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MY00 Boxster non S is 8E0-721-257-M. US MSRP is $106

Thanks,

This is a 5 sp. non S, I see that that part is a plastic Shacks slave cylinder shared with Audi.

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Removed the slave cylinder, it is the plastic Sacks one, fluid was leaking at the rubber boot, in removing the booth the cylinder fell apart, the 4 plastic tabs that hold the cap against spring pressure fell, very little manipulation on my part, the 4 tabs are thin, I am assuming that the plastic has aged and become brittle, 13 years old part.

Ordered a replacement at local auto parts store and should be here tomorrow, the replacement is Power Torque brand not Shacks, I need to finish this weekend. The part is shared with Audi which might be why is its available, the local Porsche dealer wanted 2 days and $ 107.47, local auto store was $ 69.99.

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