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Old 03-17-2013, 06:37 AM   #1
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Weird sound!!!

Can anybody help every time I press the clutch pedal I get a swooshing air sound. I've done a smoke test checked all the pipes and nothing my engine check lights on too. My cars a year 2000 e46 1.8
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Old 03-21-2013, 02:23 AM   #2
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I know the clutch slave cylinder underneath the car works with brake fluid. Not sure if a clutch master cylinder exists. If it does it may work with engine vacuum. Vacuum leaks, if big enough, can certainly cause a check engine light to come on.
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Thanks I'll look into that
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