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  1. #1
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    Default bleeding clutch line

    had to change out the slave cylinder yesterday. got it all back together without any issues but im having trouble bleeding the system. i filled the reservoir and left the slave bleeder open till fluid came out, then i pushed some air out having somebody push the pedal while i cracked the bleeder. im getting a pressurized fluid stream from the bleeder but the cylinder still wont actuate. what am i doing wrong?
    1993 GMC 2500 4x4 :NV4500, SS Diesel downpipe, 5" stack no muffler, stock airbox opened up, homemeade "turbomaster", custom front and rear bumpers, 290,xxx miles.

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    Probably air trapped in the master cylinder, same problem that occurs with the brake master. Remove the master, turn it over and fill through the outlet hole with a syringe.
    Grant H.
    1995 6.5 turbo GMC K2500 extra cab 4x4 pickup, PMD under bumper, mechanical wastegate, 228,000 miles, rebuilt engine, 4.10 diff, 16 mpg
    1994 6.5 turbo GMC K2500 4x4 suburban "F" VIN #9 resistor, PMD in the bumper, mechanical waste gate, 226,000 miles, Positrac 3.73 diff, 17 mpg highway.
    1982 4x4 shortbed 6.2 Chev 260,000 miles untouched motor 17 MPG 4.27 diff. Best thing I ever owned, 21 years.

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    Could also be that the master cylinder is bypassing and needs replaced as well.

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