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Old 10-11-2011, 01:38 PM
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hydraulic clutch

is it possible for air to enter your clutch lines without the loss or leaking of fluid?

i recently bled my clutch and it went into gear perfect but after a week or so of driving it is starting to get knotchy again and i have not lost any fluid.
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Re: hydraulic clutch

Sure -- if the fluid gets hot, the water that's inevitably mixed with the fluid boils, and you get bubbles. Only thing you can do is get a fluid with the highest wet boiling point you can find -- it should be on the back of the bottle. If the shifter's notchy, though, that's not the clutch. You might try changing the gearbox oil, but Prelude shifters can be a bit notchy when they're cold.
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Re: hydraulic clutch

its notchy all the time and nobody can seem to tell me what it is
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Re: hydraulic clutch

Could be some worn bushings in the shift mechanism, or could be a very slightly misaligned shift fork. Hard to say if it's a problem at a distance -- what's notchy for Preludes is often normal for other cars. You might try draining the tranny oil and replacing with something like Redline MTF.
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