Q: Slave cylinder for clutch

asked by on December 21, 2016

Is it hard to replace a Slave CYlinder on a 95 Ford Escort. Do u have to drop the transmission?

My car has 205000 miles.
My car has a manual transmission.

The clutch slave cylinder is external outside the transmission. It can be replaced without removing the transmission.

The statements expressed above are only for informational purposes and should be independently verified. Please see our terms of service for more details

Get an instant quote for your car

Our certified mechanics come to you ・Backed by 12-month, 12,000-mile guarantee・Fair and transparent pricing

What others are asking

Car doesn't go straight yet, no mechanical failure can be found

The vehicle is not properly aligned. Prior to performing an alignment be sure the suspension fully checks out and is not worn. Also, if you have any suspicion of frame damage that should be evaluated at the time of the...

Accelerating problem.

If you are having an acceleration problem then you should first have the computer diagnosed to see if the throttle position sensor is not stuck at idle position. The throttle is electronically controlled and will not allow acceleration if there...

Car is shaking violently

Hello there. Service Engine Light flashes is an indicator that there is a multiple cylinder misfire taking place. A misfire can easily cause poor acceleration and vehicle shakes. Common causes of misfires are faulty ignition modules, cracked manifolds, or aged...

What does it mean when the Brake System Warning Light comes on?

The Brake System Warning Light tells you when something is wrong with the brake system on your vehicle. It is necessary that the brakes function properly to maintain safe driving practices. If the Brake System Warning Light comes on, it...

went over a speed bump now have a scraping/grinding noise under the bed when driving

It sounds like one of your leaf spring shackles has broken. It is very common for them to get rusty and break. The noise you are hearing is probably the shackle running on the underside of the bed. Go...

Mileage is very low;

If you have not had any maintenance done then have a complete computer scan test done to see if any codes are present. Perform any maintenance needed like air filters, fuel filters, and oil changes. You didn't mention the mileage...

Can't get an emissions test due to faulty plug

Hi! Since the power fuse was blown and your attempts to install a new fuse causes sparks, it would seem that there is a large draw or short on that power system. First, disconnect the ground cable to the battery...

Ford vs. Chevy for a daily driver

Ford by far. I've learned to drive on a Chevy Biscayne. But that was when they had 3.2 L V8 and when they were bullet-proof cars back in the '60s. They were really good cars. Now, Chevrolet's quality has gone...

Vibrates at 65 mph

A few different things can cause the vehicle to vibrate at freeway speeds. The brake rotors, brake pads, and tire balance are a great place to start. Other common causes would be the tire itself, bent rim, wheel bearing, or...

Related articles

The Best Used Cars to Buy If You Have Kids
Once Once you have kids, the kind of car you have becomes very important. Suddenly, the amount of space, entertainment features, reliability, safety, and easy to clean interior become the top priorities. Here’s a list of vehicles meant to satisfy...
How Car Keypad Locks Work
Pioneered Pioneered by Ford, keypads let you lock, unlock without keys Pioneered by Ford, keypad door systems began appearing on high-end car and SUV products in the early 1980s. Ford took advantage of the then-new digital computer revolution – the...
The Top 5 Selling Cars in Connecticut in 2012
Connecticut Connecticut offers plenty of rain and its fair share of snow during the winter months, which means drivers need vehicles that can handle these conditions. Top selling vehicles in previous years have included the Toyota Camry, Corolla and the...