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Re: Nubira 2000 model sticky clutch.
Regards Darryl, you have a leak try bleeding the system then lube the contact ball which you should of done when replacing the slave, also could have master going out happens all the time weakest point in the system is the first to go out.
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Hi Lance top up the resivour and open the Blead nipple at the slave cylinder. Let it flow unroll its clear of air. Keep the resivour topped up. When you think it's ok close nipple and continually pump clutch for about a minute if its still soft repeat the process. Good luck. Jim...
Master and Slave cylinder will not require often replacements
until they replaced it with some cheap ones. With new master and slave, you
still need to bleed the system to make sure there is not any air bubbles present
in the system that might prevent it from proper functioning.
Two possibilties. If you haven't yet replaced the clutch master cylinder there might not be enough pressure to fully engage the clutch. If the master cylinder is full of fluid and has been operating properly until now it could be that you only need to adjust the linkage at the slave cylinder to give a little more throw to the pressure plate. Always try the easiest things first. Good Luck!
hi it seems that you have right and the problem is the clutch master cylinder that is faulty if the leaking cylinder is located under the dash. the slave cylinder is at the gear box. replace the master cylinder and blead the system and you be alright. Hans
I would check for a restriction between the Clutch Master Cyl. & the Clutch Slave Cylinder. I don't know if it's cold where you are but I've experienced a few Clutch slave cylinders that seemed to freeze, leak out & then continue to leak until replaced. Undoubtedly due to moisture in the systems. You could have a helper assist you in bleeding the slave cylinder, if you notice resistance at first, there could be something in the line from when the previous Master cylinder went bad that just got lodged in the system & didn't show up until now.
If you have no pressure whatsoever, lodging isn't the issue, attempt to bleed the system & then look for leaks at the boot of the slave cylinder. This will also confirm that the Clutch Master Cylinder is functioning properly.
is the clutch power assisted(vacuum)?if so couldvery well have some bearing on what is happening.I WILL TELL YOU A STOREY.A couple of months ago I changed the clutch master cyl. on my land cruiser and because I do all my own work still I didnot obey the golden rule..3days later i changed the slave cyl...l again did not obay the golden rule...... 2 days later iagain pulled the master cyl off cleaned it all out, but this time I OBEYED THE GOLDEN RULE,WHICH IS::always change the brake fluid when ever you change amaster cylinder either brake or clutch or when I was doing work for other people,if the brakes were worked on or the clutch you drained the sytem and relaced the fluid...ANY COMMERCIAL WORKSHOP THAT DOES NOT DO THIS IS GOING TO HAVE COMEBACKS ..it may only be 5or10% but for a $5container of fluid it isn` t worth the chance I was in that5 or 10 % are you? that is true,not more than 3 months ago give it some thought ....................
You say you added gear lube. Where did you add the gear lube, to the differential? Because if you added gear lube to your master cylinder for the clutch, I think we found your problem. It calls for brake fluid.