I30 1996-1997

Hydraulic System

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Hydraulic System Bleeding



Bleeding is required to remove air trapped in the hydraulic system. The bleed screw is located on the clutch slave (release) cylinder.

  1. Remove the bleed screw dust cap.
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  3. Attach a transparent vinyl tube to the bleed screw, immersing the free end in a clean container of clean brake fluid.
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  5. Fill the clutch master cylinder with the proper fluid.
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  7. Slowly depress the clutch pedal all the way several times and hold it down.
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  9. Have an assistant open the bleeder valve about 3 / 4 turn to release the air. Then close the bleeder valve while the pedal is still depressed.
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  11. Repeat the above procedure until no more air bubbles are seen in the fluid container.
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  13. Remove the bleed tube.
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  15. Replace the dust cap and refill the master cylinder.
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  17. Bleed the clutch damper, if equipped.
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