How to pump the clutch on the "Niva"? This question worries many car owners. Bleeding the clutch on a Niva car is carried out in the presence of air in the hydraulic drive. Fortunately, this problem does not occur often. Violation of the seal occurs due to wear and various damage during the repair process. Bleeding is also done when replacing fluid and clutch parts.
Signs of air in the system
The presence of air in the hydraulic drive is indicated by the following signs: when you press the pedal, the clutch does not turn off completely, when you turn off the reverse speed, a characteristic rattle is heard. To work, you will need a set of tools, a small container, a hose and brake fluid. This procedure is practically the same as bleeding the brake system. Therefore, even a novice motorist will cope with it. The fluid recommended by the vehicle manufacturer must be used.
Sequence of actions
How to pump the clutch on the "Niva"? Repair of the hydraulic clutch is best done on a flyover. Items must be checked first.hydraulic drive for leaks. Then the fluid level in the tank is checked. It is located in the underhood space. Add liquid if necessary. At the same time, garbage and other impurities should not get into the tank. Then the clutch itself is adjusted. Only after that you can start pumping. You need an assistant for this job. In its absence, a gas stop is required to fix the clutch pedal. Remove the protective cap from the fitting of the working cylinder. Then one of the ends of a transparent silicone hose is put on it. Its other end is lowered into a container with brake fluid. The tightening of the fitting is loosened by several turns with an "eight" key. After that, air will begin to come out of the hose along with the liquid.
The assistant gets behind the wheel, sharply presses the clutch pedal several times and releases it. The interval between presses is approximately 3 seconds. This action stops only when liquid comes out of the hose without air bubbles. Then fluid is added to the clutch reservoir. With the pedal pressed, the fitting is wrapped and the cap is put on. After that check the clutch system. During the operation of the gearbox, no extraneous sounds should be heard. At high speeds, the car should accelerate dynamically. This completes the repair.
When driving, do not constantly keep your foot on the clutch pedal. The disc and other elements of the clutch system will wear out and slip faster.