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Slave Cylinder / Throw-Out Bearing

Contribued By: Taylor R.

Slave Cylinder Throw out Bearing Clutch Assembly

The Slave Cylinder plays a huge role in the clutch system. It is bolted onto the side of the transmission, right beside the clutch disc. Its purpose in the engine is to engage and disengage the clutch. When the driver presses on the clutch pedal, it forces the master cylinder down and causes the slave cylinder to extend and move the clutch fork out to disengage the clutch. The fluid in between the master cylinder and the slave cylinder is what allows the slave cylinder to work in the first place. This fluid is typically a Dot 3 brake fluid.

Slave Cylinder Throw out Bearing Clutch Assembly

The throw out bearing is the main key to getting the clutch to disengage. Like the Slave cylinder, it allows you to engage and disengage the clutch by applying pressure to the clutch fingers. The throw out bearing is located in the middle of the clutch plate. With the slave cylinder and the throw out bearing, the clutch is able to engage and disengage when needed. Without these two parts of the clutch system, it would be impossible for the clutch to work. The main purpose of them is to disengage the clutch, switch gears, and then engage the power flow once again.

Slave Cylinder Throw out Bearing Clutch AssemblySlave Cylinder Throw out Bearing Clutch Assembly

Slave Cylinder Throw out Bearing Clutch Assembly


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