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I have no pressure at all. Not an air issue, have replaced the master and the slave and bled the system. . What now???

I rebuilt the Master cylinder, that didnt fit it. Replaced master with a new one, no fix. Replaced the Slave Cylinder, still no pressure!! Yes, I have bled the system, and after an hour of pumping and bleeding, still nothing. Any thoughts?

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  • 2000c5vette
    2000c5vette Dec 30, 2012

    This is for the hydrolic clutch by the way.

  • Adam Smith
    Adam Smith Jul 25, 2015

    yes for the hydraulic clutch

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This is a very difficult system to bleed due to the angle of the master cylinder mounting. Start by positioning the m/cyl on the handlebar where it is level with the ground. Remove the line from the m/cly and use your finger as a bleed screw to bleed the m/cyl first. Cover the hole while pumping, hold lever and release finger to release pressure, recover hole before releasing lever just as tightening a bleed screw. Repeat untill good pressure is achieved. Cap and reposition m/cyl in the threaded hole up position so as not to loose the fluid. Reinstall hose. Move to banjo bolt at slave cylinder and continue bleeding using banjo bolt as bleeder location. Finally move to normal bleed screw to insure all air is out of system. This procedure will work provided the clutch itself has not been dissassembled and reassembled improperly. Good luck!

Posted on Dec 30, 2012

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