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Replaced master cilinder system(dealer parts new) clutch wont pum

Can hear air sucking in where system enters engine housing.clutch wont pump up and hold. continus air into line.no amount of bleeding helps

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U will need to have the clutch pressure bled by a shop or try to rent a pressure bleeder.

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Had the same problem suddenly the clutch pedal went rock hard!
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