Toyota Tercel 1984-1994 Repair Guide

Hydraulic System Bleeding

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See Figure 1

  1. Fill the clutch master cylinder reservoir with brake fluid.
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Do not spill brake fluid on the painted surfaces of the vehicle. If this occurs, wash it off immediately using plenty of clean water.

  1. Fit a tube over the bleeder plug (usually on the release cylinder), then place the other end into a clean jar half-filled with brake fluid.
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  3. Depress the clutch pedal, loosen the bleeder plug with a wrench, and allow the fluid to flow into the jar.
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  5. Tighten the plug and then release the clutch pedal.
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  7. Repeat these steps until no air bubbles are visible in the bleeder tube.
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  9. When no air bubbles are seen, tighten the plug with the clutch pedal still fully depressed.
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  11. Top off the fluid in the clutch master cylinder reservoir.
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  13. Check the system for leaks.
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Fig. Fig. 1: The clutch system bleed screw is usually located on the release cylinder

 
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