Mazda Tribute 2001-06

Hydraulic System

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Hydraulic System Bleeding



The following procedure is recommended for bleeding the clutch hydraulic system installed on the vehicle. It is recommended that the original clutch tube, with quick-connect fitting be replaced when servicing the hydraulic system, because air can be trapped in the quick-connect fitting and prevent complete bleeding of the system.

  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions section.
  2.  
  3. Clean the dirt and grease from the dust cap.
  4.  
  5. Remove the cap and diaphragm and fill the reservoir34
  6.  
  7. Loosen the bleeder screw cover from the slave cylinder and attach a hose to the screw.
  8.  
  9. Place the hose in a container and slowly pump the clutch pedal several times.
  10.  
  11. With the clutch pedal depressed, loosen the bleeder screw to release the fluid and air.
  12.  
  13. Remove the hose and tighten the bleeder screw.
  14.  
  15. Repeat this procedure until all the air is removed from the hydraulic system.
  16.  

The following procedure is recommended for bleeding the clutch hydraulic system installed on the vehicle. It is recommended that the original clutch tube, with quick-connect fitting be replaced when servicing the hydraulic system, because air can be trapped in the quick-connect fitting and prevent complete bleeding of the system.

  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions Section.
  2.  
  3. Clean the dirt and grease from the dust cap.
  4.  
  5. Remove the cap and diaphragm and fill the reservoir 3 / 4 of the way with approved fluid.
  6.  
  7. Loosen the bleeder screw cover from the slave cylinder and attach a hose to the screw.
  8.  
  9. Place the hose in a container and slowly pump the clutch pedal several times.
  10.  
  11. With the clutch pedal depressed, loosen the bleeder screw to release the fluid and air.
  12.  
  13. Remove the hose and tighten the bleeder screw.
  14.  
  15. Repeat this procedure until all the air is removed from the hydraulic system.
  16.  

 
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