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E36 M3 (1992-1999) {Euro - S50 B32 321hp @ 7400 rpm} {U.S. - S52 B32 240 hp @ 6000 rpm}
Total Produced: 71,212 - Years Produced: 1992 to 1999


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Old Sun, Aug-12-2018, 01:42:41 AM   #1
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Default Slave Cylinder Plunger Cap

I was bleeding the clutch by removing the slave cylinder and squeezing the plunger (really needs large hands)...not sure what happened; however, the cap fell off in the transmission. I tried to feel for it...nothing so far. What would you do? I am learning the hard way don't get mad while work on a bimmer...sadness will follow. I doubt one can just buy the cap. The cap in the bell housing won't hurt anything either.
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Default Re: Slave Cylinder Plunger Cap

Here is a picture of what I am speaking of...I am thinking of placing one or two of those bleeder caps on as a substitute...doesn't make sense to drop the transmission for that...can't believe it's not solid, as well as, I must be the only one to have had happened!

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Default Re: Slave Cylinder Plunger Cap

Do not put a rubber bleeder cap on the slave rod. Go find another tip.
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Default Re: Slave Cylinder Plunger Cap

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Do not put a rubber bleeder cap on the slave rod. Go find another tip.
Thank you Brett for responding...I threw away the old one and not sure where to find another tip...might be easier to just buy another slave cylinder. The next one I'll put some red loctite on that bugger.
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