I posted about a week and a half ago about leaking fluid coming from above the clutch pedal. Haven't been in the car for awhile, I've been busy with school and haven't been driving lately. Finally got to taking some pictures today and man am I glad I haven't been driving it around. Fluid is LOW and I think I found the problem, I'd like some help confirming.
You can see the drips coming off the hex nut and just above it. I think it's that gasket, I tried to get my fingers in above and around it and got no fluid on them, so I don't think it's coming from above.
Here's a photo of the reservoir, very low. Is it brake fluid or pentosin that should be used?
How much does replacing the clutch master cylinder suck? The part seemed pretty cheap... $60... but bleeding the entire system doesn't sound fun to me. Also, when I depress the clutch it is making a squeaking sound under the car when depressed that I have NEVER heard it make before, is that an effect of the low fluid?
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