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Old 06-11-2019, 06:17 PM
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Clutch fluid change

I ordered some brake fluid to replace old clutch fluid. Can you just empty reservoir and refill without bleeding system? I donít want to get air in system since Iím not familiar with it.
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you can't run it dry without bleeding the system.
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Just suck our most of what in the reservoir, drive a few city miles. Repeat 1/2 times more and you have changed the the fluidmentirely.

Just don’t suck out all the fluid at once or it may introduce bubbles.
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Just suck our most of what in the reservoir, drive a few city miles. Repeat 1/2 times more and you have changed the the fluidmentirely.

Just donít suck out all the fluid at once or it may introduce bubbles.
Good input thatís what Iím going to do now. I believe you can do the brake fluid the same. I got gm fluids on the way for transmission change too. Thanks!!
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Brake fluid and power steering fluid.
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If you suck the fluid out and then go for a drive, you will now have air in the system.

I would suck all the fluid out. Then do a 1 man bleed with an old bottle and a piece of vacuum hose.

Watch some youtube vids on this. Its easy.
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You don’t suck it All out.

You replace what you sucked out Before driving.
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just gravity bleed the system by running a silicone tubbing, let the gravity do all of the works.

BTW here what mine looks like lmao.



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Originally Posted by truonghthe View Post
just gravity bleed the system by running a silicone tubbing, let the gravity do all of the works.

BTW here what mine looks like lmao.



How many miles was that?
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If you suck the fluid out and then go for a drive, you will now have air in the system.

I would suck all the fluid out. Then do a 1 man bleed with an old bottle and a piece of vacuum hose.

Watch some youtube vids on this. Its easy.
Ok Iíll check it out
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How many miles was that?

142k miles on the clock when that picture was taken.
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I meant how many miles since last fluid change?
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Originally Posted by Imadreamer View Post
I meant how many miles since last fluid change?
142k miles, the fluid never got replace before.... this is the beauty of buying car with 3+ owners who refuse to put money toward maintaining lol. I am paying for it now
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Lol ok I got ya! Thatís like me I got to make sure I do a pm on it so I know itís been done and ready to go.
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hell my mechanic half joke "you got the cleanest clutch fluid in town" we end up bleeding it twice.
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Yep try to keep everything new as possible.
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I just finished changing trans fluid and what a difference it made!!! 3rd gear like butter now! Old fluid was clear as water and stunk up garage lol.Chaned oil Mobil synthetic and reset oil life also. Wandering how Acura set up their oil life if it was for mileage or how you drive it? With synthetic should I go through an extra oil cycle???
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I just finished changing trans fluid and what a difference it made!!! 3rd gear like butter now! Old fluid was clear as water and stunk up garage lol.Chaned oil Mobil synthetic and reset oil life also. Wandering how Acura set up their oil life if it was for mileage or how you drive it? With synthetic should I go through an extra oil cycle???

What kind of M1 synthetic did you put in the trans?

Generally, synthetic MOTOR oil isn't a good idea for a transmission.
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Synthetic was put in motor and transmission fluid was ac delco white bottle $20 a quart
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Cleaned it up today . 5.5 hrs!!😓



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AC Delco synchro FM makes a day and night difference in shifting lol, even my mechanic admit the Honda MTF wouldn't make the 6 spd shifting smooth as the FM.
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