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Old 05-17-2005, 04:18 AM
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Clutch Fluid

Sup guys, my clutch fluids is at the minimum level line. I drive a 2003 Nissan Altima 3.5SE. Thats a V6 5MT - 5 speed transmission. What do you guys recommend on using to refill the clutch fluid resovior? Also is there a way to change the clutch fluid if that is possible?
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Old 05-17-2005, 01:13 PM
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on my honda i bled the clutch just like the brakes. it also used brake fluid so i put some valvoline synthetic dot 3/4. not sure about the altima though
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dot 3/4, just put it on, thats what i did, and i'll remind them next time i take it for service to check everything..
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Are there any other recommendations?
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Oh shit, there's clutch fluid
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NVS yes we do have clutch's and clutch fluid. Whats a recommended clutch fluid for our cars?

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So what is a recommended clutch fluid to fill up with?
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if these peeps don't provide help, call the service center of a dealership.
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Sorry to be a nuisance to the board. I just thought that the dealership would be too expensive, and I thought that the people here on this forum would have a better recommendations for filling up the clutch fluid, that was all that I was asking for.
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Old 05-19-2005, 03:48 PM
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get the fluid type and get it from your local parts department. how hard is that?
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I dont have the time during the week to go to the dealership, I'll hit up the dealership on the weekend then.
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Im so glad I stumbled over this post a few days ago because I never knew we needed to add clutch fluid, or better yet that clutch fluid ever existed

Anyway after trying to find where mine's was at for an hour, my Uncle who has an 03 Maxima pointed out where it was and when I stuck my finger in it (yes its that low) its barely 0.10 inches full. The reason I couldnt find it was because it said something about add DOT3 Genuine Brake Fluid and I was looking out for something that said clutch fluid, so Im not that dumb, it is the 4th time I've ever opened my hood. Anyway, I guess the fluid can be purchased at the dealer ???
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Go to Kragen's or Autozone, buy Dot 3 Brake Fluid. Fill up to line. Come on fellas, crack open that owner's manuel or better yet read the lid for the clutch res.
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Old 05-19-2005, 06:33 PM
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^^^ The lid doesnt say anything about a clutch, all it says is something about Use DOT3 Genuine Brake Fluid, and thats about it, nothing related to clutch fluid.
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