1995 Chevrolet S10 Q&A
1995 Chevrolet S10 Question: hydraulic clutch
my clutch master cylinder has one fluid line coming from it to the 5 speed manual transmission. There is a bleeder screw above the fluid line on the transmission. what is the proper and best way to bleed the system in detailed step form? I tried bleeding myself but no luck, and now I can drive vehicle if I pump the clutch 2-3 times before each gear shift change. Now the whole truck is shaking harshly when driving. This clutch problem started when the engauged clutch pedal sank to the floor one morning and after checking, the reservoir was empty and been having problems eversince. - bigh34
Hydraulic Clutch System Bleeding Important: Never use fluid that you have bled from a system to fill the reservoir. The fluid may be aerated or contaminated. Fill the reservoir with new brake fluid. Use Delco Supreme® Brake Fluid (GM P/N 1052535) or equivalent. Raise the vehicle. Refer to Vehicle Lifting Caution in General Information. Depress the clutch pedal (hold the pedal down). Open the bleed screw on the concentric slave cylinder in order to expel the air. Close the bleed screw then release the clutch pedal. Important: Ensure no air is drawn into the clutch system. Repeat steps 2, 3, and 4 until all the air is out of the clutch system. 6.1. Check and refill the reservoir as needed while bleeding. 6.2. After bleeding, pump the clutch pedal several times. If the clutch engagement is not satisfactory, repeat the bleeding procedure. If the previous procedures are unsuccessful, perform the following steps. 7.1. Remove the reservoir cap. 7.2. Pump the clutch pedal very fast for 30 seconds. 7.3. Stop pumping and let the air escape. 7.4. Repeat this procedure as necessary. Lower the vehicle. - Russ
There does not seem to be an easy way to bleed this system. Would it not be easier to remove the slave cylinder where you can get at the bleeder and then re-install the slave cylinder? Thank You
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having problems bleeding the slave cylinder.