2000 HONDA ACCORD

  • Tiny
  • msantiago
  • 2000 Honda Accord
  • 4 CYL
  • 4WD
  • manual
  • 133,000 miles

I changed my master cylinder and the slave cylinder and I still have a loose pedal and it wont shift. What can be wrong?

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Saturday, January 8th, 2011 AT 2:39 AM

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  • Tiny
  • msantiago
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I also bleeded both of the cylinder and still with a loose clutch, what can be wrong?

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Saturday, January 8th, 2011 AT 2:41 AM
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  • mhpautos
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Do you have good pedal pressure?

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Saturday, January 8th, 2011 AT 5:27 AM
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No I dont, the clutch pedal has no pressure at all.

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Saturday, January 8th, 2011 AT 2:51 PM
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You must still have air in the system, can you see air when you bleed the clutch?

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Saturday, January 8th, 2011 AT 3:32 PM
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No, oil comes up but not alot just a tiny bit. Could it be that I have to adjust the clutch pedal?

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Saturday, January 8th, 2011 AT 3:43 PM
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  • KHLow2008
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You must have sufficient clearance between the pedal and master cylinder push rod. If there is insufficient clearance, the master cylinder piston would not return fully and prevent fluid from going into system to bleed the air out.

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Saturday, January 8th, 2011 AT 5:46 PM
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Whats clearance? I know its not pumping the air out, cause it has no strength, but do I just adjust it?

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Saturday, January 8th, 2011 AT 6:40 PM
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  • KHLow2008
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Perform the following and then bleed the system again.

CLUTCH PEDAL & CLUTCH PEDAL POSITION SWITCH ADJUSTMENT
NOTE:
The clutch is self-adjusting to compensate for wear.
If there is no clearance between the master cylinder piston and push rod, the release bearing is held against the diaphragm spring, which can result in clutch slippage or other clutch problems.

1. Loosen locknut (A), and back off the clutch switch (B) (or adjusting bolt) until it no longer touches the clutch pedal (C).

2. Loosen locknut (D), and turn the push rod (E) in or out to get the specified stroke (F) and height (G) at the clutch pedal.

? Clutch Pedal Stroke: 141-151 mm (5.6-5.9 in.)
? Clutch Pedal Height: 190 mm (7.5 in.)

3. Tighten locknut (D).

4. Turn the clutch switch (B) in until it contacts the clutch pedal (C).

5. Turn the clutch switch (B) in an additional 3/4 to 1 turn.

6. Tighten locknut (A).

7. Loosen locknut (H) and the clutch interlock switch (I).

8. Press the clutch pedal to the floor.

9. Release the clutch pedal 15-20 mm (0.59-0.79 in.) From the fully pressed position, and hold it there. Adjust the position of the clutch interlock switch (I) so that the engine will start with the clutch pedal in this position.

10. Tighten locknut (H).

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Saturday, January 8th, 2011 AT 6:57 PM
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Thanks ill let u know how it turns out!

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Saturday, January 8th, 2011 AT 7:06 PM
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  • KHLow2008
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You're welcome.

Have a nice day.

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Saturday, January 8th, 2011 AT 7:21 PM

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