After checking to be sure there are no leaks in the Clutch Hydraulic system.
Complete ALL of the following steps before test driving the car:
1) Install a helper in the drivers seat to push in and let out the clutch pedal on command.
2) Remove the cover from the Master Cylinder reservoir.
3) Top off fluid in the reservoir.
4) During the course of this procedure DO NOT allow the "helper" to "pump" the pedal. The "helper" is to depress and release the pedal on command only, DO NOT PUMP THE PEDAL. (See theory below)
5) You will be opening and closing the bleed screw on the slave cylinder as instructed below. CAUTION: During this procedure protect your eyes from squirting brake fluid.
6) (Helper) Press clutch pedal in fully and hold.
7) (You) Open the bleed screw to allow fluid to escape.
8) (You) Close bleed screw.
9) (Helper) Release pedal completely
10) (You) Top off fluid in reservoir.
11) Repeat steps #6 thru #10 no less than 5 times before going to #12 below. NO PUMPING!
12) You have now bled the Master Cylinder and the hydraulic line. YOU ARE NOT DONE YET!!!!! We must now bleed the Slave cylinder. (This is what the manual doesn't tell you)
13) With no further action to be done with the clutch pedal, you can no remove the "helper" from the drivers seat and have him (her/it) help you do the following.
14) After topping off the Master Cylinder, completely remove the bleed screw from the slave cylinder.
15) Have the "helper" stand at the ready with the bleed screw and the appropriate wrench for installing the bleed screw.
16) PROTECT YOUR EYES!
17) With the bleed screw removed. With both hands grab the push rod coming out of the slave cylinder and push it into the slave cylinder as far as it will go AND HOLD it in.
18) Your "helper" will now install and tighten the bleed screw while you hold the plunger in.
19) When bleed screw is tight release the rod and as it comes out guide it into the proper position on the clutch arm.
20) Top off the Reservoir and the job is complete.
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How do you change a Master Cylinder and hydraulic clutch line for a 1998 Chevy S10?
The clutch master cylinder on a Chevy S10 is replaced by disconnecting the metal lines, unscrewing the retaining bolts, and removing it from the housing. A new master cylinder can then be put into place and reattached.
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You can't, there is no adjustment. Time to replace clutch, slave cylinder or clutch master cylinder. 1 of the 3.
Either the clutch master cylinder or the clutch slave cylinder or the clutch hydraulic lines are leaking.
Faulty Clutch Master cylinder.
It may be that your clutch master cylinder is bad, or more than likely one of the internal components within the cylinder, have the clutch master cylinder checked.
No.... There is not an adjustment what so ever. You either have a bad clutch slave cylinder / clutch master cylinder. Are the clutch and pressure plate are worn out.
There is no adjustment on that year. You either have a worn out clutch disc or a bad clutch slave cylinder. Could be a bad clutch master cylinder too.
It is by the brake master cylinder
Which part do you want to replace? The slave cylider or the master cylinder? The hydraulic line and master cylinder.
Un hook the clutch pedal from the rod and then twist the master cylinder counter clockwise to release it from the firewall then drive out the pin holding the hose to the master cylinder, then reverse this to install the new one.
This is a far reaching question that needs more clarification. There are cylinders where the pistons are located. If you have a clutch then you have a clutch master and slave cylinder. On the brakes you have a master cylinder and wheel cylinders. And the beat goes on. You need to distinguish as to which cylinder you are referring.
It should be mounted to the firewall on the other side of the clutch pedal.
It is important to bleed a clutch master and slave cylinder to make sure all of the air is out of the lines. For a 1989 Chevy you would need to know model you had, and then find the repair manual for that specific vehicle.
It is mounted on the front side of the transmission, It will have a black plastic line coming from it and going up to the clutch master cylinder.
That used to be true when Chevy, Ford and Mopar V8s ruled the road but with modern multi overhead cam, fuel injected turbo charged engines the gains from the clutch master cylinder can go as high as 50 hp. A clutch master cylinder boosts your cars hp about 15 and that's just about it. A clutch master cylinder boosts your cars hp about 15 and that's just about it.
sledge hammer last I knew the master cylinder was for the brakes, but the above answer may be adequate for that question.
how do you connect the hyraulic master cylinder to the clutch slave cylinder on a 2000 chevy S10 pickup 2.2 4.cylinder
It is mounted on the transmission bell housing by 2 bolts. The clutch master cylinder is mounted on the drivers side fire wall.
There is no adjustment, The clutch it self is either worn out, Bad clutch slave cylinder. Air are no fluid in the clutch mastercylinder. Fill clutch master cylinder up with fluid, be sure to remove the little rubber cub that is inside of the clutch master cylinder before you fill it up, then bleed the clutch of all air. Then see if the clutch works better.
From the inside of the vehicle disconnect the clutch pedal arm. Take off the master cylinder retaining nuts. From under the hood disconnect the lines. The cylinder should slide out.
The clutch release ("throw-out") bearing has gone bad...Use a new clutch disc when you replace the clutch release bearing...or it could be the clutch master cylinder. Check the master cylinder first...Look for any sign of leakage from either component .
There is NO adjustment, You must replace the clutch set to bring the pedal back to the right position. You also need to make sure the clutch slave cylinder/ master cylinder is good before replacing clutch assy.