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1996 Kawasaki VN 1500 Vulcan Classic how to bleed the clutch

Where is the slave cylinder located at to bleed it on a 1996 Kawasaki 1500 classic @

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SOURCE: clutch problem,where is the slave cylinder located

The clutch slave cylinder is located on the left side of the transmission, but i believe that the slave cylinder may come with the master cylinder and lines already attached

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Posted on Aug 20, 2008

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Hi

Best to get the help of a friend to pump the clutch pedal for you.

Take care with the brake fluid, as it removes paintwork !

Top up your clutch fluid reservoir, connect a bleeding tube to the nipple on your slave cylinder, and put the other end of tube in a container.

Get your friend to pump pedal 3 times, and then hold to the floor.

Open the nipple for 5 seconds or so, then close.

Repeat this about 6 to 8 times topping up the fluid as you go.

You should then find, that the air is out of your system, and your pedal is back to normal !

Good luck !

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Posted on Feb 10, 2009

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SOURCE: need to know how to bleed it

There would be a bleed nipple on it. It would be located near the bellhousing.
Open nipple a little let fluod seep out until no bubbles in it. Make sure you top the fluid up and dont let it empty.

Posted on May 04, 2009

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SOURCE: 95 mazda b4000 slave cylinder bleeder valve location

the nipple sticks out side the bell housing on the left side just above your hydralic line for your clutch,auto zones web has a complete diagraham and steps for bleeding

Posted on May 09, 2009

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SOURCE: put in new clutch and slave cylinder. no clutch pedal. how do you bleed the cylinder?

work it back and forth with your hand and you will get pedal after a while then bleed like you would brakes get help so one can pump and the other can bleed

Posted on May 24, 2009

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