Vauxhall Vectra brake/clutch fluid loss

2001 Vauxhall Vectra Problem

CarVauxhall Vectra 1.8 sri 130
Ownerdave short
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Recently I have had to keep topping up the brake reservoir on a weekly basis, have checked the reservoir, brake lines and brake pads, discs and callipers but see no sign of leaks.
Been told the clutch master or slave cylinder could be at fault but have no idea how to find out.
Problem Category
Gearbox & Clutch

Steering, Suspension, Brakes, Wheels & Tyres

Leaks & Noises, Interior and Bodywork

Solution 1
whittingehame | Legend | Since: Oct 2009 | Posts: 444 | Fixes: 11703 | View Garage
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Check inside car at top of clutch pedal for signs of master cyl leaking fluid .If it's the slave cyl .that's leaking , that is inside gear box / clutch housing .

Posted on Saturday 29th of October 2011
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dave short | Driver | Since: Oct 2011 | Posts: 0 | Fixes: 0 | View Garage
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if it is either are they easy to fix for a novice or a trip to the garage to save any further problems?
i do the majority of stuff myself but if its a safety thing id rather have help and being brake reservoir is a safety matter

Posted on Sunday 30th of October 2011
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