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1992 Honda Prelude Clutch

I have a 1992 Honda Prelude with manuel transmission and the clutch wont engage and cant put car in gear any solutions? A friend said to use brake fluid..is this correct?

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    michael sinclair May 11, 2010

    you will first need to fill the clutch reservoir by the master cylinder with yes brake fluid and with the help of a friend pump the brake and bleed the air out at the clutch slave cylinder on the side of the transmission similar to bleeding brakes. If the brake fluid starts to leak out on the ground something in the system will need to be replaced. the brake fluid has gone some place. if the clutch reservoir is full have a friend pump the clutch and see if the slave cylinder is moving the clutch rod. if it is you may have a problem with the release bearing coming apart or the pressure plate may have broken fingers. start with the bleeding first and go from there. Mike

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Either your master or slave cylinder is leaking (if hydraulic) Replace leaking cylinder with repair kit and blead the system. More serious it could be a problem on the clutch assembly.

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