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Old 04-15-2017, 06:09 PM
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Clutch fluid

Well I changed my clutch fluid today, it was BAD. Had no idea it was this dirty, previous owner must have never done it, might as well do the rest of the fluids too Have changed the oil every 3,000 but didn't realize how bad the clutch fluid is, the rest are good, just now worried about the transmission fluid Everything feels good though.
 

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Oh wow. That does look bad. I should change mine.

How many miles does your car have on it?
 
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Oh wow. That does look bad. I should change mine.

How many miles does your car have on it?
Was real bad, started to notice the clutch getting really stiff. Honestly don't even know, bought the car with 144,000, has 150,000 now. Last it showed got changed was 60,000 miles. So I'm guessing 90,000 miles on that fluid. Change it, it makes a big difference and makes your clutch feel great again
 
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What method did you use to replace it? Just a drain and fill? Mine still looks pretty clear through the reservoir. Any good DIY?
 
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Since the previous owner didn't change the clutch fluid like Nissan recommends, I'd bet the differential fluid looks worse than the clutch fluid! I like the idea of using AMSOIL synthetic fluid in my differential since it runs cooler/stays cleaner than normal (dino) fluid! Clutch fluid, stay with Nissan fluid, it didn't fail much before 90K miles. (your guess)
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Originally Posted by NemesisGee View Post
What method did you use to replace it? Just a drain and fill? Mine still looks pretty clear through the reservoir. Any good DIY?
This is the procedure I followed, was real easy only took about 30-45 minutes.
https://g35driver.com/forums/brakes-suspension/268983-diy-request-bleeding-clutch-fluid.html
 
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Since the previous owner didn't change the clutch fluid like Nissan recommends, I'd bet the differential fluid looks worse than the clutch fluid! I like the idea of using AMSOIL synthetic fluid in my differential since it runs cooler/stays cleaner than normal (dino) fluid! Clutch fluid, stay with Nissan fluid, it didn't fail much before 90K miles. (your guess)
Gary
Im going to make sure to do the differential fluid soon and the transmission. Have a feeling those are horrible. Thanks for the advice I actually used Valvoline Dot 3/4 for the clutch and it seemed to help a lot. "Knocks on wood"
 

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