Correct way to bleed the clutch cylinder

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Correct way to bleed the clutch cylinder

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Hello, could someone confirm the correct way to bleed the clutch cylinder in a Citroen C5 II 2006 FAP 136CV?

I also need to replace or clean PCV and change the gaskets on the high engine cover (rocker cover I think it's called). Is there a correct manual or procedure to do it?

Thanks in advance.
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Re: Correct way to bleed the clutch cylinder

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To bleed the clutch I have always found it easiest to suck the fluid through using a Mityvac pump on the slave cylinder bleed screw but a large syringe would probably do. The brake fluid level has to be kept high in the reservoir since the clutch outlet is not that low. Trying to bleed it pushing the pedal down does not seem to work that well.
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Re: Correct way to bleed the clutch cylinder

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PaulC5 wrote: 01 Apr 2024, 12:37 To bleed the clutch I have always found it easiest to suck the fluid through using a Mityvac pump on the slave cylinder bleed screw but a large syringe would probably do. The brake fluid level has to be kept high in the reservoir since the clutch outlet is not that low. Trying to bleed it pushing the pedal down does not seem to work that well.
Thank you very much, I will do it this way, although I would like to know what Citroen orders to do. PCV valve on the 136hp engine I don't see how to clean it, my car has practically 415,000km on it and I wanted to change the gaskets and clean the PCV. Another thing I have pending is to know where the air conditioning drain is located and to check the distribution again (it was done 3000km ago) but my ear says that something is not right, since I hear a slight metallic noise as if the hydraulic tappets They will sound louder than before, that tells me that something was not correct and needs to be checked again.
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Re: Correct way to bleed the clutch cylinder

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so I found a video on how to change the upper engine cover, although it does not indicate the tightening torque, the correct adjustment of the crankshaft sensor, etc...

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Re: Correct way to bleed the clutch cylinder

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I found more information, although I did not find the correct tightening torque and official information
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Re: Correct way to bleed the clutch cylinder

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thanks! I found the information, 9nm is the correct torque, I will do the work in the next few days along with the new clutch cylinder


I hope to solve the clutch vibration that it produces when leaving (they installed valeo single mass clutch 60,000km ago) and it shakes when leaving, very annoying