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Alternate way to bleed a master cylinder

i've seen many youtube videos out there about how removing the entire master cylinder for the clutch is the only way to get the pesky air bubble out. is there another way to bleed it out through the resivor? i have a soft pedal and im sure its that bubble that never goes away in the master cylinder.
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Use a Vacuum Pump Bleeding System !
It would be better to start at the Master Fittings, then try to go out further.
The overall idea of Bench Bleeding the Master is to keep as much air out of the system as possible.
Using the Vac Pump might take a little longer but it should work just make sure to keep the fluid bowl full...

Once you get the master bled, you may need to start again with the furthest away wheel moving closer until all of the air out.
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this is for the master cylinder for a clutch?
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Sorry, missed that.
I have never done a Clutch Master but why wouldn't the Vac Pump work ?
If you we're closer I would let you use mine to at least try it.
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well the problem i am having is, when ford made their design for the placement of the master cyinder, its at an angle where there is an air bubble that always gets trapped and you cant get it out by just bleeding the system, you need to take out the whole master cylinder system out, and bench bleed it. i dont want to do that or take the cylinder apart. so i was wondering if there was a way to force out the air bubble through the resivour
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Ya I am aware of the down fall of this design but was hoping that the vacuum pump might suck out all of the air.

I read osmething on the web about a way to fix that problem but do not remember where.

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