Go Back   F150online Forums > Powertrain & Mechanical > Transmissions
Sign in using an external account
Register Forgot Password?

Welcome to F150Online Forums!
Welcome to F150Online.com.

You are currently viewing our forums as a guest, which gives you limited access to view most discussions and access our other features. By joining our community you will have access to post topics, communicate privately with other members (PM), respond to polls, upload content and access many other special features. Registration is fast, simple and absolutely free so please, join the F150Online Forums community today!





Reply
 
 
 
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
  #1  
Old 08-22-2006, 03:27 PM
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Aug 2006
Posts: 2
2001 F150 Manuel Clutch

I have a 2001 F150 Sport with a V6 and a 5 speed manuel trans. My problem is this morning I went out and started my truck and when I put it into rev. the truck jumped and died. The clutch peddle went all the to the floorboard and towards the end there is a little pressure but not much. Fluid level is good. A couple of days ago the samething happened however the fluid level was really low, I topped it off and it was working fine until this morning. I know I might have to bleed the system. My question is how do I bleed the system?.
Reply With Quote
  #2  
Old 08-28-2006, 02:27 PM
JMC JMC is offline
Technical Article Contributor
 
Join Date: Dec 1997
Location: Windsor,Ontario,Canada
Vehicle: 2000 Ford F-150 4x4
Posts: 9,349
Send a message via ICQ to JMC
Remove the cap off the clutch master cylinder resevoir. Make sure you keep the level up so it doesn'rt allow air into the system. Have someone sittin the truck while you loosen the bleed screw. It is the upper pipe on the sive view of the tranny. It is to the left of the red plug and abovie the copper colored ring. The fluid enters the slave from the lower port, copper colored ring, and you bleed out the air from the top. Any way, install a clear hose on the bleed port and put the other end into a container that has brake fluid in it. About 1 inch. I use a clear coke bottle. Now have the second person pump the pedal and hold it down. While the pedal is down loosen the bleed screw to allow fluid/air to run into the clear hose. Then tighten the screw and release the pedal. You shouild see air bubbles, that is why a clear hose is used, in the hose. Repeat this till no bubbles are seen in the hose when the bleed screw is open and the fluid is flowing. It only takes a second once the screw is opened for the fluid to finish flowing. Do not over tighten the screw. Don't forget to keep an eye on the resevoir inside the engine compartment. if you let air into the system you will be at it for ever.

JMC


SIDE VIEW OF TRANNY
Click the image to open in full size.

Click the image to open in full size.

Last edited by JMC; 08-28-2006 at 02:30 PM.
Reply With Quote
  #3  
Old 08-28-2006, 05:38 PM
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Dec 2004
Location: Dover AFB DE / Harrisburg PA
Vehicle: 11 FULLsize ole' Ford rigs
Posts: 4,930
Send a message via AIM to adrianspeeder Send a message via MSN to adrianspeeder Send a message via Yahoo to adrianspeeder
Howdy and welcome!

Low fluid is a problem. It had to go somewhere, and that would be way of a leak...

Adrianspeeder
__________________
Reply With Quote
  #4  
Old 08-29-2006, 12:36 PM
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Aug 2006
Location: Oklahoma
Vehicle: 2002 Ford F150
Posts: 1
My ford did that and it ended up being the slave cylinder going out. So i would try bleeding it again and if it happens again I would see about the slave cylinder. Also my clutch master went out as well so you might want to actually check it out before the slave cyl.
Reply With Quote
Old 08-29-2006, 12:36 PM


 
 
 
Reply

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off


All times are GMT -4. The time now is 10:45 PM.


 
This forum is owned and operated by Internet Brands, Inc., a Delaware corporation. It is not authorized or endorsed by the Ford Motor Company and is not affiliated with the Ford Motor Company or its related companies in any way. FordŽ is a registered trademark of the Ford Motor Company
Contact Us Advertising Privacy Statement Terms of Service Jobs Forum Text Archives
Emails & Contact Details