Hydraulic System Bleeding
The clutch system can be bled using a pressure bleeder. Follow the instructions that come with the pressure bleeder for the proper pressure bleeding procedure. The maximum line pressure while pressure bleeding must not exceed 36 pi (248 pa).
- Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions section.
To bleed a clutch manually requires the following:
The assistance of a second person
To bleed the system perform the following:
- Top off the clutch hydraulic fluid reservoir using a fluid that meets the standards of the vehicle-s clutch hydraulic system.
- With one end of a section of hose attached to the slave cylinder bleed valve and the other end of the hose submerged into a container of fresh brake hydraulic fluid, open the clutch slave cylinder bleed valve. Slowly press the clutch pedal to the floor and hold the pedal down.
- Close the clutch slave cylinder bleed valve.
- Slowly release the clutch pedal.
- Check the hydraulic fluid level and top off as necessary.
- Repeat the above steps until the discharged fluid is clean and no air bubbles appear during the bleeding process.