Cavalier, Sunfire 2001-2005

Hydraulic System

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Bleeding The Hydraulic System



  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the precautions section.
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  3. Attach a hose to the bleeder screw on the clutch actuator assembly and submerge the other end of the hose in a container of hydraulic clutch fluid.
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  5. Depress the clutch pedal slowly and hold.
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  7. Loosen the bleeder screw to purge air.
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  9. Tighten the bleeder screw to 18 inch lbs. (2 Nm).
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  11. Release the clutch pedal.
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  13. Repeat Steps 3 through 6 until all air is purged from the system.
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  15. Refill the reservoir with hydraulic clutch fluid.
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  17. Repeat this bleeding procedure if there is a grinding noise during the clutch spin down procedure.
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