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1995 chevy s10 5 spd clutch slave cylinder bleeder valve

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i have a 1995 chevy s10 pick up with a 5-speed tranny but when i had to replace the line to the slave cylinder and the master cylinder for the clutch and i went to bleed the line and the bleeder valve is stripped and will not go tight against the cylinder and now i can''t get the line to hold pressure since i got the line bled what should i do
Submitted: 9 years ago.
Category: Chevy
Expert:  Bob replied 9 years ago.

If the threads are so bad that they can not be repaired in the cylinder about all you can do is replace the assembly. If it is just the bleeder itself, you may save a lot of work if you could either re thread it or pull one off another slave cylinder at a wrecking yard. If you need instructions on replacement, drop us a note. Just be glad it isn't a 96 or you would need to remove the whole transmission because the slave on those is the new concentric design. Thanks

1994-95 Pick-up and 1995 Utility Models

See Figures 1 and 2

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Fig. 1: Slave cylinder mounting-1994-95 vehicles equipped with the Borg-Warner transmission

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Fig. 2: Slave cylinder mounting-1994-95 vehicles equipped with the New Venture Gear transmission