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Bleeding my saturn vue clutch after slave install and having problem with it

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  • Bottlenose the slave cylinder is internal to trans. bleed screw is located outside of trans and on hosepipe right before it connects to trans - part of master cylinder clytch kit - - getting it thursday and will be bleeding using electric pump attached and no helper, a bottle to collect outflowing fluid and should be set to go

    Jul 13, 2009

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  • Jonah Oneal
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First fill the clutch reservoir with brake fluid.get some body to help you.besure dont let clutch reservoir fluid get low during this procedure.get a clear vinyl tube.connect it to bleeder plug on slave cylinder.put the other end of vinyl tube in a container filled with half clean brake fluid.now get helper to open bleed screw on slave cylinder just a hair.now you pump clutch pedal 10 to 15 times.with out bringing pedal the full way up.do this until you see no air bubbles in vinyl tube.when all air is out.before tighten bleed screw make sure you keep slight pressure on clutch pedal to keep air from going back in line.when job complete clutch pedal fill firm check slave cylinder brake fluid level. check for leaks.you all set to go.

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  • deltasdawn6 The above will bleed the line. But if you find your self with no Firm Pedal,yet no air bubbles either, then you need to bleed the slave/actuator. To bleed the clutch/slave/actuator:.... Top off the fluid, Put cap on (not tight), just covering the opening. Start the car/Vue, Keep car in neutral. pump pedal Full Strokes, for about 5 minutes.. You will feel pedal inside that time frame. Continue till pedal is firm. You do not need to Rebleed the air in the line.

    Aug 18, 2011

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