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How to bleed clutch on 1993 saturn sl manual tranmission

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Clutches can be a swine to bleed. The best way is to do it reversed. You need an irrigation syringe from a pharmacy and a bit of hose that will fit over the open bleeder on the clutch cylinder and the end of the syringe. Then you inject the fluid while someone else tells you to stop when the fluid level gets to the proper height in the reservoir up top. Close the bleeder and you're done. If you cannor organize these things, open the bleeder and put your finger over it with light pressure. Have someone pump the clutch pedal and hopefully you will feel a little pressure that you can let escape with every push. Some cars require several hundred strokes, I once counted 700 on a Saab. So the syringe thing is worth the trouble. If you do it the finger method, don't let the reservoir run out!

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