How to Test a Slave Cylinder?

Answer Hydraulic clutches in today's vehicles operate via a master cylinder. The cylinder is easily visible in the engine compartment, bolted to the firewall on the left side just above the steering colum... Read More »

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A Master Cylinder Vs. a Slave Cylinder?

The master and slave cylinder relationship is about what you'd expect from the names; a master tells the slave to push or pull out, and the slave does what it's told. All hydraulic systems work on ... Read More »

What Is a Slave Cylinder?

Slave cylinders are vitally important parts of hydraulic and pneumatic actuation and control systems. They are used in every industry and field of human endeavor including industrial, domestic, tra... Read More »

What is a clutch slave cylinder?

On manual transmissions, the clutch slave cylinder is the part responsible for disengaging the clutch upon activation by the pedal. The hydraulically operated part works with the master clutch cyli... Read More »

How Does a Slave Cylinder Work?

Manual transmissions are made with many parts, including master and slave cylinders. These cylinders drive the process of shifting from one gear to another.