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Offline NormSky

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Re: Clutch bleeding
« Reply #25 on: September 09, 2012, 08:09:25 AM »
Add the first generation CTS-V to the list with external bleeder coming off the slave.
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Re: Clutch bleeding
« Reply #26 on: September 09, 2012, 11:14:04 AM »
Getting that part of of the system off our car is really easy.  It might be worth doing for you.

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Re: Clutch bleeding
« Reply #27 on: September 09, 2012, 11:15:43 AM »
What part are you talking about elff?
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Re: Clutch bleeding
« Reply #28 on: September 09, 2012, 11:19:34 AM »
Never mind, I had a brain fart, our master cylinder and associated hoses is really short.     
They are literally on opposite sides of the firewall. 

I hate to say it, but if the vacuum method doesn't work, you need to yank it.

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Re: Clutch bleeding
« Reply #29 on: September 09, 2012, 11:32:00 AM »
Yeah, I'm aware, if vacuum method doesn't work than I'm blaming the old slave actuator which in my new clutch kit.

Installing the new slave actuator requires also dropping the tranny, so ... this is it.
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Re: Clutch bleeding
« Reply #30 on: September 09, 2012, 11:33:26 AM »
Kelu,  Just make sure the back left corner of the brake resevoir is filled before you do anything.   There is a little square there that is the fluid for the clutch.  It has to be full as it is seperatated from the main resevoir.
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Re: Clutch bleeding
« Reply #31 on: September 09, 2012, 11:36:00 AM »
Aye Aye, sir,. As soon I'm getting my car from local "Norm" I will work on this.
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Re: Clutch bleeding
« Reply #32 on: September 10, 2012, 09:40:36 AM »
This is a doc I downloaded way back from gpona.com.  Much the same instructions as Kelu posted, but with different diagram and additional warnings (plus it's a PDF). 
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Re: Clutch bleeding
« Reply #33 on: September 10, 2012, 12:32:17 PM »
Thanks Tomato, is same document which I have but I stripped it down to be easier and clearer for forum readers.
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Re: Clutch bleeding
« Reply #34 on: September 12, 2012, 12:04:30 PM »
Kelu,  Just make sure the back left corner of the brake resevoir is filled before you do anything.   There is a little square there that is the fluid for the clutch.  It has to be full as it is seperatated from the main resevoir.

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I was having a problem bleeding my clutch and I thought it was because I didn't have enough vacuum on it. I put more fluid in (the level was just under the top so I thought it was full already) and sure enough it poured into the back corner and bubbles started coming out. At that point, I don't think the vacuum was even necessary because I was able to pump the clutch pedal and build pressure. The engagement point was really close to the floor but after a couple days of use it went back to the normal position.

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Re: Clutch bleeding
« Reply #35 on: September 12, 2012, 03:41:43 PM »
What clutck kit you have? SAC or non SAC?
Mine is non SAC.
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Re: Clutch bleeding
« Reply #36 on: September 12, 2012, 04:30:36 PM »
the resovoir is the same for both.
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Re: Clutch bleeding
« Reply #37 on: September 12, 2012, 04:55:40 PM »
Clutch pedal is supposed to be different between SAC and non SAC :P trying to figure out if my engagement point should be higher or not
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