Infiniti Car 1998-05

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. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions section.
  2.  
  3. Remove the bleed screw dust cap.
  4.  
  5. Attach a transparent vinyl tube to the bleed screw, immersing the free end in a clean container of clean brake fluid.
  6.  
  7. Fill the clutch master cylinder with the proper fluid.
  8.  
  9. Slowly depress the clutch pedal all the way several times and hold it down.
  10.  
  11. Have an assistant open the bleeder valve about34
  12.  
  13. Repeat the above procedure until no more air bubbles are seen in the fluid container.
  14.  
  15. Remove the bleed tube.
  16.  
  17. Replace the dust cap and refill the master cylinder.
  18.  
  19. Bleed the clutch damper, if equipped.
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Bleeding is required to remove air trapped in the hydraulic system. The bleed screw is located on the clutch slave (release) cylinder.

  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the precautions in the beginning of this section.
  2.  
  3. Remove the bleed screw dust cap.
  4.  
  5. Attach a transparent vinyl tube to the bleed screw, immersing the free end in a clean container of clean brake fluid.
  6.  
  7. Fill the clutch master cylinder with the proper fluid.
  8.  
  9. Slowly depress the clutch pedal all the way several times and hold it down.
  10.  
  11. 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.
  12.  
  13. Repeat the above procedure until no more air bubbles are seen in the fluid container.
  14.  
  15. Remove the bleed tube.
  16.  
  17. Replace the dust cap and refill the master cylinder.
  18.  
  19. Bleed the clutch damper, if equipped.
  20.  

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

  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions section.
  2.  
  3. Remove the bleed screw dust cap.
  4.  
  5. Attach a transparent vinyl tube to the bleed screw, immersing the free end in a clean container of clean brake fluid.
  6.  
  7. Fill the clutch master cylinder with the proper fluid.
  8.  
  9. Slowly depress the clutch pedal all the way several times and hold it down.
  10.  
  11. 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.
  12.  
  13. Repeat the above procedure until no more air bubbles are seen in the fluid container.
  14.  
  15. Remove the bleed tube.
  16.  
  17. Replace the dust cap and refill the master cylinder.
  18.  
  19. Bleed the clutch damper, if equipped.
    NOTE
    Monitor fluid level in reservoir tank to make sure it does not empty. Do not spill clutch fluid onto painted surfaces; If spills occur, wipe immediately and wash affected area with water.


    NOTE
    Do not use a vacuum assist or any other type of power bleeder on this system. Use of vacuum assist or power bleeder will not purge all the air from the system.



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    Fig. Bleeding the clutch hydraulic system

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