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How do you bleed the slave cylinder on a 5 speed 1993 explorer?

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2006-01-15 02:19:36
2006-01-15 02:19:36

on the transmission on the drivers side u will see a little bleeder screw sticcking out. You just have someone pump the cluitch about 20 times and open the bleeder till fluid comes out and close it. and just keep repeating till it feels nice and hard and stays hard. do not get discouraged it will go from hard to soft for awhile but then it will finally stay hard and work like a beaut. it will take some time if you emptied the whole system.

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