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Changed clutch but unable to bleed the slave cylinder. Does that mean clutch master cylinder is bad? Got one from parts store but can't figure out how to take the clutch safty switch off to change it. Any ideas?

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Probably not. Bleeding clutch slave cylinders is tricky because you cant "pump it up". The master cylinder has no static valve so the best way to bleed the slave cyl. is to use gravity. Fill the master cylinder reservoir and open the bleed valve on the slave cyl. Allow fluid to drip into an open can until there's no trace of air. Close bleed valve and try clutch. If still no pedal, repeat the process. This is quite an acceptable procedure.

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  • Brian Blake
    Brian Blake Jun 15, 2012

    dont work i have rfeplaced everything from clutch peddel to slave and still will not bleed will not gravity feed or anything even tryed a suction pum that i use to bleed brakes still did not work

  • Josh Harville Jul 15, 2013

    submerge it

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