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How do I bleed the master clutch cylinder

1996 nissan maxima where is the bleeder? to drain the clutch?

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Drain or bleed? The bleeder nipple is on the slave cylinder. Fill master cylinder,leave the cap loose, open the bleed nipple at the slave cylinder,and let gravity do the rest. whe vo more aie bibbles come out and it drips steady. Close the bleeder, top of the master cylinder and you are done.

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On the slave cilider. on gearbox bell housing.

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GRAVITY BLEEDING CLUTCH HYDRAULIC CIRCUIT

1. Verify fluid level in brake master cylinder. Top off with DOT 3 brake fluid as necessary. Leave cap off.

2. Raise vehicle on hoist.

3. Remove bleed port protective cap and install suitable size and length of clear hose (4) to monitor and divert fluid into suitable container.

4. Open up the bleed circuit by turning the thumb screw (3) counter clockwise this will start the air purge and fluid fill process.

5. Lower vehicle, but only enough to gain access to and fill the brake master cylinder. NOTE: Do not allow clutch master cylinder to run dry while fluid exits bleed port.

6. Top off brake master cylinder fluid level while air is purged and fluid drains from bleed port. Continue this until no air bubbles are seen and a solid column of fluid exists.

7. Close hydraulic bleed circuit, remove drain hose and replace dust cap on bleed port.

8. From driver's seat, actuate clutch pedal 60-100 times.

9. Apply parking brake. Start engine and verify clutch operation and pedal feel. If pedal feels fine and clutch operates as designed, stop here. If pedal still feels spongy or clutch does not fully disengage, excessive air is still trapped within the system, most likely at the master cylinder.

10. Top off brake master cylinder fluid level with DOT 3 brake fluid as necessary.

POWER BLEEDING CLUTCH HYDRAULIC CIRCUIT

1. Remove reservoir cap and connect bleeder cap to reservoir. NOTE: Use Bleeder Cap/Modified reservoir cap adapter Snap-on #901-059 or equivalent.

2. Connect service filling machine to bleeder cap. NOTE: Use Service Filling Machine/Brake power bleeder Brake power bleeder or equivalent.

3. Service filling machine should be pressurized to at least 2.5 bar (36 PSI).

4. Remove dust cap from bleeder valve and connect the transparent bleeder hose to bleeder valve.

5. Place the other end of hose in the bleeder container to capture the used fluid. The end of the hose MUST be submerged in the DOT 3 brake fluid.

NOTE: Use Bleeder Container To capture hydraulic fluid and Transparent Bleeder Hose To route fluid to container.

6. Turn on the service filling machine.

7. Crack open the bleeder valve (3).

8. Allow fluid to flow out of bleed port until no more air bubbles can be seen in the transparent bleeder hose.

9. Once fluid is free of air bubbles; make 15 quick actuations between clutch pedal stop positions.

10. Close the bleeder valve and disconnect the service filling machine.

11. To remove remaining air, actuate pedal 10 times slowly between pedal stop positions.

12. Check clutch pedal to see if vehicle is properly bled.

13. If vehicle is not properly bled, repeat procedure.

14. Remove bleeder cap from reservoir and replace reservoir cap.

15. Disconnect transparent bleeder hose from bleeder valve and replace dust cap.

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Hi Tim,got a 85 Nissan 4x4,your problem could be your clutch slave cylinder is bad and not holding pressure,check your clutch master cylinder,problaly about empty,here's a link to the bad part,it's easy to replace,it's bolted on side of transmission with 2 bolts,check and see if fluid is leaking.You will have to bleed after you install,az. has bleeder kits.To bleed,best to have someone pump clutch pedal a few times and hold to floor,get bleeder tube with connection and install on blleeder screw,add brake fluid to bleeder container and stick higher up than bleeder screw and open to let air out,do this until no air comes out,don't let clutch master to get low,keep full.

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My 1996 Chevrolet K3500 Dually has a hydraulic clutch, how do I change the fluid and bleed it.


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I have a 96 nissan maxima, manual transmission. I had periods where the clutch would stay on the ground, and I would have to stick my foot underneath to get it back up. This happenend only occassionally,...


Slaves can be hard to bleed. If you didn't carefully bench bleed and prevent anything leaking out, there is another way to get a bubble out. What I do is put a big screwdriver between the clutch arm and the slave plunger. Get it so you can push the plunger into the slave cylinder. Then open and close the bleeder. Pump the plunger back and forth and then hold it in. Open the bleeder again and then close. Repeat this until you get the air out. Hope this works for you as it has for me in the past.

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Bleed the clutch in my 95 cavalier


The bleeder screw is located on the transmission slave cylinder housing. (Follow the hose from the clutch master cylinder) This is not a bolt, but a bleeder screw that has a fluid passage through the center to allow fluid to exit during bleeding.
An assistant needs to pump the clutch, then hold the pedal to the floor. Open bleed screw, tighten and repeat. Good luck

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Where is the bleeder valve for the master cylinder on a 2001 nissan maxima with a manual transmission


i will assume that you are referring to the clutch master cylinder , you bleed the system at the clutch slave cylinder located on the transmission bellhousing

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yes, Briong the pedal up where it belongs, then open an fill your master cylider. Then go below and open the bleeder intil the fluid runs/drips steady and free of any bubbles. Do not pump the pedal. When only fluid comes out, tighten/close the bleeder and give it a try. Good Luck. If peal dives again, replace the master cylinder.

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How do I bleed the master clutch cylinder


It will take two people, one to push clutch peddel, and one to open bleeder, same as bleeding breaks, the person pushing peddel pumps peddel a few times and the last time holds to floor, other person opens bleeder to let air out, and then closes bleeder while peedel is still depressed, do this process over and over untill you get clutch or a steady stream of fluid with no air , while keeping an eye on fluid level in resavor.

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