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Don 'Mo Lurch'
Don 'Mo Lurch', Auto Service Technician
Category: Honda
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Experience:  Aftermarket & Factory Mobile Electronics. Sales, Installation & Repair for 30 years. R/S, etc.
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What is the trick to bleeding this 93 prelude clutch

Customer Question

what is the trick to bleeding this 93 prelude clutch
Submitted: 1 month ago.
Category: Honda
Expert:  Don 'Mo Lurch' replied 1 month ago.

Trick is to Bleed the complete Hydraulic System
Attach bleeder hose to slave cylinder bleeder screw, suspend hose in brake fluid container and ensure clutch master cylinder is full of fluid.
Loosen bleeder screw, then slowly pump clutch pedal until no more bubbles appear at bleeder hose.
Refill master cylinder with either DOT 3 or 4 brake fluid.
Torque bleeder screw to 8 ft. lbs.

OR
Attach bleeder hose to slave cylinder bleeder screw, suspend hose in brake fluid container and ensure clutch master cylinder is full of fluid.
Loosen bleeder screw, then slowly push clutch pedal down.
Hold down
Tighten bleeder screw.
Let up on clutch pedal
Do same many times, until no more bubbles appear at bleeder hose.
Refill master cylinder with either DOT 3 or 4 brake fluid.
Torque bleeder screw to 8 ft. lbs.

Customer: replied 1 month ago.
this does not work
Customer: replied 1 month ago.
these methods do not work. tried them both
Expert:  Don 'Mo Lurch' replied 1 month ago.

you need to post all that was done, so we don't waste your time
IF you have tried "both" of these procedures then you either have a leak in the Hydraulic System & / or a bad Slave Cylinder, as it sounds like fluid is leaking by the Slave Cylinder Seal.
There is no magic trick

Customer: replied 1 month ago.
new master and slave also 35 yrs experience and 25 yr shop owner. there are no leaks . please dont charge my card. there is a trick to doing these. I will figure it out
Expert:  Don 'Mo Lurch' replied 1 month ago.

I do not work for Just Answer or billing.......
IF you need refund, please contact Customer Service on your page
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IF you have 35 yrs experience and 25 yr shop owner, then I am sure you have run across similar & know there is not much to bleeding a Slave Cylinder
Easier than Brakes

thanks

hope you get it done

Customer: replied 1 month ago.
well your methods dont work pal.
Expert:  Don 'Mo Lurch' replied 1 month ago.

sorry...they are not "my methods".........that is Factory Service Manual & since I cannot have "hands On", then you need to get into it & locate the internal leak or pressure release, since the Pedal is not pumping up