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Used Volkswagen Clutch Master Cylinders

All used Volkswagen Clutch Master Cylinders listed on Breakeryard.com are tested, original (OEM) manufacturer parts and come with a 14 day money back guarantee. Breakeryard.com list cheap new OES or aftermarket car parts at discounted prices and used OEM car parts up to 80% cheaper than main dealer prices for Volkswagen from premium breaker yards from across the UK.

About Clutch Master Cylinders

A Volkswagen clutch master cylinder is essential in the operation of the clutch. The clutch is responsible for disconnecting the engine when you bring the vehicle to a stop. The Volkswagen clutch master cylinder is connected to a reservoir that stores hydraulic fluid. When the driver presses the clutch pedal the pressure from this act pushes an adjoining rod which is connected to the Volkswagen clutch master cylinder. The Volkswagen clutch master cylinder converts this mechanical pressure into hydraulic pressure by transferring the hydraulic fluid to the slave cylinder. This pressure is then applied to an attached pressure plate and finally to the clutch release bearing which brings the clutch in to operation.

If you have an issue with the master cylinder you may first notice that you have trouble switching gears. You may also notice brake fluid by the pedals in the vehicle’s foot well, suggesting a fluid leak. A loud screech may also be noticed when holding down the clutch pedal with the brake down. You may also notice less resistance when depressing the clutch pedal or a clutch pedal that is stuck to the floor. This indicates the master cylinder needs replacing immediately.

Volkswagen trivia

  • There were 521,273 new motors that left showrooms in 2019 coloured grey, the official figures revealed. The Volkswagen Golf was officially the most-chosen model to be painted grey. Black was in second place with 466,276 cars, accounting for one in five new vehicles leaving dealer forecourts.
  • The Golf was always Volkswagen's best-selling car, but was overthrown as Europe's best-selling car in 2017; the Polo recorded more deliveries in 2018.
  • The Golf GTi defined the ‘hot-hatch’ although the Renault 5 was introduced slightly earlier. 460,000 were produced and examples in mint condition can now cost up to £15,000.
  • The Volkswagen AG group also owns Audi, Bentley, Bugatti, Lamborghini, Porsche, Seat, Skoda, Ducati, MAN and Skania. Breakeryard.com also sell starter motors and other used parts for Audi, Seat and Skoda but, unfortunately, not Bentley, Bugatti, Lamborghini or Porsche.
  • Everyone knows a VW Beetle was used in Herbie, but did you know Volkswagens’ also appeared in Happy Gilmore, Footloose, Transformers and Double Trouble with Elvis Presley!