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Bleeding Brakes (and Clutch?)
« on: August 30, 2018, 12:32:18 PM »
Changing the brake fluid includes the clutch aswell-is this correct? I've accessed 4 brake fluid bleed nipples on the wheels but do I have to do the same with the clutch somewhere?
Any help in this matter would be much appreciated.

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Re: Bleeding Brakes (and Clutch?)
« Reply #1 on: September 03, 2018, 07:49:06 PM »
yes, the clutch also uses brake fluid to work the throw out bearing. you have bleed the clutch slave cylinder located on the transmission (vehicle front side). best way to do this is to jack up the car under the front left wheel to get an access to the tranny, there you will see the slave cylinder with a bleeding nip on it. the job is basically the same as with brakes, pump the clutch pedal, hold down, open bleeder, let flow all out, close, repeat until you flush all old fluid out (keep refilling the the system, never go under minimum level or you might get air sucked in).
word of advice: the bleeder nip is (might be) made out of plastic, don't tear the thread.

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Re: Bleeding Brakes (and Clutch?)
« Reply #1 on: September 03, 2018, 07:49:06 PM »