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Hydraulic clutch not engaging after bleed F350

There are a couple different techniques you can use. Similar to what you mentioned, connect a hose to the bleeder, submerge the end of the hose in brake fluid. Open the bleeder, push the pedal down, ...
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Hydraulic clutch not engaging after bleed F350

"While some air almost certainly got in, I don't suspect it was enough to make the pedal fall straight to the floor" You should have no air at all in the system. This symptom is typical of air in ...
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Clutch bleed (reservoir shared with brake system)

Shared or separate reservoirs the method to bleed is the same, just don't run out of fluid. The pedal not coming back up depends on where the return spring(s) are - some have one on the pedal box as ...
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Can a problem with clutch hydraulics cause car not to steer straight?

To my mind, there is no way clutch hydraulics will have anything to do with the steering of the vehicle. These two systems do not connect or influence the other in any way, shape, or form. There has ...
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Clutch pedal feels sticky in cold weather

IMHO it is not normal: The clutch is supposed to spring up directly when you release it. I can think about the following potential root causes: (Provided your car has an hydraulic clutch actuator) ...
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Why is my clutch not working properly?

It is most likely the master cylinder that needs to be replaced. The brake fluid is either leaking out or by-passing the piston. When you pump the pedal, the clutch will dis-engage but then the ...
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Grinding when Shifting to First Gear - 2005 VW Jetta 2.5L (5-speed manual)

What happens if you push down the clutch pedal then immediately shift into 3d or 4th gear? Because the 3d and 4th gear synchronizers are much less likely to be worn, grinding then suggests a clutch ...
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Replaced clutch master cylinder - won’t shift right unless I remove free play in pedal?

Sometimes there is confusion between pedal free play and free pedal travel. The pedal free play for your civic should be 1 to 3 mm. This is to assure that the pedal is not putting pressure on the ...
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Always ensure clutch fluid reservoir is full when bleeding?

Yes this is true. If the fluid gets low enough, it will reintroduce air into the system which defeats the purpose of what you are trying to do in the first place. There are two ways to do ensure this ...
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Clutch pedal feels sticky in cold weather

At that temperature I would be more concerned about the viscosity of the grease in the clutch disc splines, rather than the brake "hydraulic" fluid. Maintenance of this fluid is cheap and easy, ...
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06 Chevy Aveo 5-speed Manual - every gear I put in it's like it is in neutral

To put it simply, your clutch is dead. You're going to need a replacement.
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New clutch questions

There is a break in period for a new clutch. This equates to about 500 miles of city driving. It has to be city driving because you're not actually doing what the clutch needs to have happen if you ...
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Can air get into the clutch hydraulics system without water getting out?

If you are topping up the hydraulics with water, you should drain it immediately, flush with hydraulic fluid, refill and bleed. 1a. Air can seep in past the cylinder seals in small amounts, which ...
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Mazda 6 2004 Clutch Pedal Will Not Return

Should the clutch pedal not return to normal (up) position from the spring resistance in the master? If it has been correctly bled, it should return on its own. If you didn't bench bleed, it may not ...
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Clutch fails to fully disengage, order of diagnosis

Sadly, the only thing I think of (and had it before - different car though) is that the clutch center plate is sticking on the input shaft splines and thus being held against either one of the ...
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The clutch keeps going out in my truck

You say the clutch is out. But have you replaced the clutch, pressure plate, throw out bearing and pilot bearing ? If you lost the fluid its gotta have a leak or had one bad air bubble. Make sure it'...
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Hydraulic clutch not engaging after bleed F350

After replacing the hydraulic lines as well as the master and slave cylinders, everything is working great. I confirmed the master cylinder was at least one of the problems. Testing it outside of ...
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