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Date: Wed, 02 Aug 2000 00:58:46 GMT
From: "Scooby doo" <>
Subject: Re: question about clutch bleeding

Brad I had the very same symptoms in my 87 9000 and found the line between the Brake reservoir and Clutch master cylinder had a material breakdown causing the clutch master cylinder to gum up. I purchased a rebuild kit (no metal just rubber)and took everything apart to clean it up with brake fluid. Put it back together and replaced the line, bled it as I would brakes. No problem as of yet and that was nine months ago. "bradford" <> wrote in message news:8m73l8$6l9$ > i have noticed that in the haynes manual and from other posts that it > is impossiable to bleed the clutch by just pumping and loosing the > bleed nipple..however i did not know this last time i changed my seals > in the master cylinder and my father and I successful bleed the clutch > by pumping just like brakes...we actually did it on two differnet > wasnt the qucikest thing but it why have i > been told it cannot be done..i am unable to make a kit or buy one so > when i fix my master again..we will do it like everyother time..i am > just curious to why it does work but so many people say not to even > bother..alos does anyone know about blleding by disconnecting the > braided line from the brake fluid resaviour to the master as a form of > bleeding....i guess u just loosen the hose and pump and tighten and it > bleeds it instalty as air is most likly at the bottom of the > master..does anyone know about this or have better instructions..thanx > again > > > > brad > > > Sent via > Before you buy.

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