Asked in Auto Parts and RepairsClutches and Flywheels
How do you adjust a hydraulic clutch on a 1989 jeep--- what i mean is you have to push the clutch all the way to the floor to change gears. is there air in the line is there a way to bleed the line?
March 19, 2008 11:26PM
hydraulic clutch does not have adjustment. replace the clutch it has a slave cylinder underneath and what you do is pump up the clutch and then hold it and have somone turn the line going itno th slave cylinder until you have clear fluid that is not how you bleed a clutch to the jeep owner, if you know how to bleed brakes on a vehicle, then you know how to bleed the clutch on a vehicle both done the same way.now if no parts of the clutch, such as master or slave cylander have been touched or let run out of fluid, there is still no need to bleed as that will not be the problem you might look at the linkage on the slave cylander. sometimes there is nylon bushing on the cylander rod that wears out. replace this bushing which is easy to do and your clutch will be good again.