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2000 chrysler pt cruiser

Basically I can't bleed the hydraulic clutch system. I've tried all i can wondering if there's something different i can try?

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Try pumping it for 10 times hold it for 15 seconds then release...... is the master and slave good????? why are you bleeding it???????? leak???? if there was a leak you have a problem bleeding wont fix

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Need Diagram of linkage for 2002 PT Cruiser under the hood


There is no "linkage" under the hood. It is a hydraulic clutch, and the only linkage is form the pedal to the clutch master cylinder, which is bolted directly to the firewall. So all the physical "linkage" is inside the passenger compartment.

Here is a picture of the master cylinder:
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You can see the bolts that come thru the firewall..

If you are having issues with the clutch, I recommend replacement like the dealer recommends: the complete sealed system. You can get it at Autozone via special order. It comes completely assembled, including Master and Slave cylinders and reservoir. Here is a picture of that:




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2001 Pt Cruiser 5 speed, Hi... trying to check my clutch cable connection... replaced slave cylinder, and master cylinder. .. but it still a fight to go into gear...


Try pumping the clutch a while, sounds like trapped air. There hard to bleed . Look up a bleeding procedure .it may show you some thing different to do

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How yo bleed a 2002 crystler pt clutch line?


pray your slave cylinder is not leaking! looks like alot of work to replace!!!!



and this question was answered in another site called just answer

found this helpful answer from chrysler mechanic on JustAnswer com

both of these recommend REVERSE bleeding to get the air out of this system

but, if you want to try the backyard mechanic way first, car owners forum link:

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that pt cruiser forum suggest GRAVITY bleeding

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I replaced my slave cylinder on my 2006 pt cruiser and had a lot of air in the system but now its like when I put it in gear and step on the gas I dont move either something isnis something not engagi


When you replace a slave or master cylinder you have to do a bleed of the master cylinder. It is called a bench bleed. I am sure there is a lot of air in the system.

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Adjust clutch on pt cruiser


the clutch is driven hydraulically. There is no adjustment available.

Can you describe the problem you are having? I can probably give you some insight as to what has gone wrong!

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I have a 2002 PT cruiser. When I tried the air conditioner it doesn't get cold. I tried to add refrigerent and it didn't work. What different things could it be?


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Peressure bleed a cluch pt 2003


Try a manual bleed first, as it may achieve the same result without the hassle of pressure bleeding.
Fill the master cylinder resevoir, keep it topped up while cracking open the slave delivery line- wait for a steady dribble of fluid to come through - a couple of gentle pumps of the master cylinder will help the process.
Then move to the slave cylinder bleed nipple - crack it open and repeat the process above.
Once you get a bit of pedal pressure back, it's fairly straightforward to complete the bleed process.

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When my 2006 pt cruiser gets hot it is hard to shift gears. When it is hot you barely let the clutch out and it starts to move, whereas when the engine is cold the clutch engages when clutch pedel is...


cant honestly say that in 40yrs of motor fitting i have come across this before ,but need some more info on this to be able to assist,is your model a clutch cable or hydraulic ,if its a cable then remove clutch and possibly renew ,if its hydraulic then it could be a problem with air in the hydraulics which i doubt but if its in the end of the slave cylinder then it might be a job to remove in extreme cases and it will expand on heating up but i cant for the life of me work out why this would cause a problem because in actual fact an expansion would cause it be the other way around .No iam sitting here thinking about this and again its not the same as having the vehicle in front of me but i do think that i would be inclined to remove the clutch and have a look because the diaphram spring in the clutch cover could be playing up or the clutch disk plate could be sticking to the spigot shaft when hot .Also check the crankshaft thrust ,by looking at the front pulley and getting someone to put foot on clutch and see if front pulley moves away from the front cover with engine cold then after a drive when hot and clutch is low to floor .Also post back the results please because this is puzzling

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