Air in clutch line 2004 Chevy Cavalier

Asked by May 19, 2011 at 09:06 AM about the 2004 Chevrolet Cavalier Base

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Had a local shop put new clutch, clutch master cylinder and slve cylinder in my 2004 Chevrolet Cavalier.  The work went quickly, but they spent 2 days trying to bleed the system, saying it was very tricky.

Now, after one day, clutch is going to floor, and must be pumped to even get the car in gear, then it still rolls slowly while clutch is fully depressed.

Is it really that difficult to bleed the clutch in this car? Or is there some trick that they are missing?

Any help is greatly appreciated!

Thanks!

1 Answer

2,845

Hydraulic cluthes are so simple that bleeding is easy. If pedal was good, but has gone bad, then a part is probably failing. If there is no fluid loss, then clutch cylinder is bad. If there is fluid loss, look behind slave cylinder dust boot for leakage. Did they use a new or rebuilt clutch cylinder? I have never seen a rebuilt one last.

3 out of 3 people think this is helpful.

Your Answer

Add photo

Related Questions

  • 2004 chevy cavalier clutch hydraulic hose replacement 2 answers

    I am having trouble finding a replacement clutch hydraulic hose for my 2004 chevy cavalier. My old one has a small tear and fluid is leaking from it, making my clutch fall down to the floor. Where ca...

    2004 Chevrolet Cavalier

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • 2001 Chevy cavalier not catching gears 1 answer

    So I have a 2001 Chevy cavalier that's giving be some trouble. I can put it into any gear with the brake on then release the clutch and the engine will stay running instead of stalling like it should....

    2001 Chevrolet Cavalier Base Coupe

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • 2004 Chevy Cavalier will not turn over! 17 answers

    I drove my 2004 Chevy Cavalier to work with no issues and parked. When I tried to leave to go home at the end of the day, the car would not start. There was gas in the tank, the car had oil, and all...

    2004 Chevrolet Cavalier Base

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • 2004 chevy cavalier clutch pedal stuck on floor 3 answers

    First time my clutch pedal stuck to floor I was driving in heavy traffic in town I was real lucky I didn't crash. It was the hydrolic hose going from master cylinder to slave cylinder. Expensive hose...

    Chevrolet Cavalier

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

Search Chevrolet Cavalier Questions

Chevrolet Cavalier Experts

#1 John Saffrahn
John Saffrahn
Reputation 2,700
#2 dandyoun
dandyoun
Reputation 1,240
#3 FordNut
FordNut
Reputation 1,070
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Chevrolet Cobalt
77 Great Deals out of 4,988 listings starting at $1,000
Used Ford Focus
1,294 Great Deals out of 60,663 listings starting at $1,295
Used Honda Civic
1,173 Great Deals out of 67,656 listings starting at $1,500
Used Honda Accord
1,263 Great Deals out of 78,830 listings starting at $969
Used Chevrolet Malibu
1,157 Great Deals out of 80,726 listings starting at $2,495
Used Toyota Corolla
1,417 Great Deals out of 69,992 listings starting at $988
Used Chevrolet S-10
12 Great Deals out of 1,646 listings starting at $995
Used Chevrolet Impala
998 Great Deals out of 36,812 listings starting at $1,800
Used Toyota Camry
1,526 Great Deals out of 101,602 listings starting at $700
Used Nissan Altima
1,350 Great Deals out of 86,044 listings starting at $695
Used Chevrolet Monte Carlo
17 Great Deals out of 1,734 listings starting at $1,695
Used Honda Civic Coupe
333 Great Deals out of 17,421 listings starting at $1,000
Used Ford Mustang
718 Great Deals out of 39,150 listings starting at $1,000