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Clutch master bleed trouble


Faulty-one

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I have a 1990 ford bronco 2 with the 5 speed manual transmission, it has had clutch trouble since I bought it. I have tried to bleed it every way you can imagine, I bought a vacuum bleeder and have taken the master out ( it is a new one ) and turned it the opposite direction so the air could go up hill all to no avail. Any advice would be much appreciated.
 


85_Ranger4x4

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They suck.

Bench bleed it. Then let it sit a day so air can work its way up. I hung it from my garage ceiling with wire. Repeat for several days and I kept eventually getting more air out of it.
 

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I’ll give it a try, thanks
 

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I have an 85 and just replaced all clutch hydraulic components. I have read these are a real pain because of how the master is oriented on the firewall. So I took all the advice I had read and bled the system every way I could and it worked out just fine. I bled it at an opposing angle before mounting it up multiple times. Vacuum bled it from the slave multiple times. And I took my hand pump vacuum bleeder with the tiny cone shaped attachment, stuck that cone down the hole in the reservoir and put as much vacuum on it as possible (only got to 20) then pulled the cone out and the vacuum draws all the fluid down from the reservoir into the master and lines. After doing that 5 times I jumped in and went for a drive and everything was fine. I also spent a great deal of time wiggling the line and tapping it against the firewall to work all the bubbles up and out of the line. Tapping it alone was drawing a ton of bubbles up to the reservoir. Honestly I'm not sure of which method worked because I threw everything at it before I even tried the pedal.

Good luck with it.
 

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