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The 9mm hex on my clutch bleed nipple ('99 Boxster / 5-speed) is beginning to get a bit rounded (boy that puppy's tough to get at cleanly!). Does anyone have the part number for this piece?

I tried p/n 996.301.071.00 (bleeder), but the part that my local parts dept delivered was a trans oil widget and didn't look like a bleed nipple (more like a very small PCV (though the p/n was correct as above).

--- Tom

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There was a question like this about 2 years ago for a 996. The owner did a brake/clutch fluid change and lost the rubber dust cap for the clutch slave cylinder nipple. If there was a part number for just the nipple or for just the cap I could not find it back then. Looked like you had to buy a new slave cylinder to get those parts.

Loren suggested that the 996 owner buy the rubber cap for the brake bleed nipple.

2 years later I just looked on the current 986 parts list and nothing has changed. I searched under bleeder and get a vent part for the transmission, with your part number. I still do not see a part number for just the clutch bleed nipple or the cap.

My suggestion is that you buy the nipple for the brakes and see if it screws into the clutch slave cylinder. It is called a "ventilation valve."

I have done the brake and clutch fluid bleed on several cars. On the nipple for the clutch on the older cars I use a 9 mmm wrench. I think for 2000 up I use an 11 mm wrench. The brake nipple for all years is an 11 mm wrench. The wrench size is not related to the diameter or screw pitch of the nipple unless there was a change.

So see if you can use a brake nipple to replace the clutch nipple.

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