where is the clutch bleed screw on a 1997 Ford F150, 5 speed, 4x4

Asked by Jan 17, 2014 at 12:19 PM about the 1997 Ford F-150 XL 4WD Extended Cab LB

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

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22,465

On the slave cylinder beside where the clutch line locks into the transmission. I f you are getting air or low on fluid the slave cylinder is going bad/leaking.

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Good answer tuff4x4. these systems don't suddenly develop air in them or go low for no reason. Often, the Bearing Retainer on the input shaft of the trans gets galled and causes resistance to the throw-out bearing's movement. The driver presses the clutch harder and harder as time passes and can eventually weaken or break the firewall.

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i bought the truck from a woman who's husband had passed away and all she did was try to start it weekly for about 3- 4 years. it only has 56,000 miles.

22,465

All you have to do is shine a light back in the transmission at the slave cylinder and see if it is wet.

will do. thanx

No one answered the question at hand thanx but no thanks for your answers

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