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Hydraulic System

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Hydraulic System Bleeding



  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions Section.
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  3. If necessary, remove the gravel shield from the drivers side.
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  5. Remove the rubber cap from the bleeder screw on the release cylinder.
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  7. Place a bleeder tube over the end of the bleeder screw.
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  9. Submerge the other end of the tube in a jar half filled with hydraulic brake fluid.
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  11. Slowly pump the clutch pedal fully and allow it to return slowly, several times.
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  13. While pressing the clutch pedal to the floor, loosen the bleeder screw until the fluid starts to run out. Then, close the bleeder screw. Keep repeating this Step, while watching the hydraulic fluid in the jar. As soon as the air bubbles disappear, close the bleeder screw.
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  15. During the bleeding procedure the reservoir must be kept at least 3 / 4 full.
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