What Is a Slave Cylinder?

Answer 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 »

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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 »

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 for a 1995 GMC Sonoma Pickup?

In 1982, General Motors released two new, nearly identical compact pickup trucks: the Chevrolet S-10 and GMC S-15. In 1992, GMC changed the pickup's name from S-15 to Sonoma. The 1995 Sonoma -- one... Read More »

What Are Signs That My Master or My Slave Cylinder Is Shot?

If you drive a vehicle with a manual transmission, your vehicle is equipped with a master clutch cylinder, master brake cylinder and clutch slave cylinder. Problems affecting any of these component... Read More »