Honda Accord: System Description - Clutch - Transaxle - Honda Accord MK8 2008-2012 Service ManualHonda Accord: System Description

Delay Orifice Mechanism

Function

The delay orifice mechanism improves clutch operation by delaying the slave cylinder release speed when the clutch pedal is suddenly released. The delay orifice mechanism is built into the slave cylinder

Fluid Flow Operation


Fluid Flow Operation

When the clutch pedal is pressed, the fluid pressure from the master cylinder moves the one-way valve in the direction shown in the illustration. The fluid flows through two passages: the orifice part and the filter part. It then flows out to the piston cylinder to release the pressure plate and clutch disc joint.

When the clutch pedal is released, the fluid pressure from the piston


When the clutch pedal is released, the fluid pressure from the piston cylinder moves the one-way valve in the direction shown in the illustration. The one-way valve blocks the filter-part passage and delays the clutch release speed by returning the fluid to the master cylinder through only the orifice-part passage.

Clutch Hydraulic System Bleeding


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    Clutch Hydraulic System Bleeding
    NOTE: - Do not reuse the drained fluid. Always use Honda DOT 3 Brake Fluid from an unopened container. Using a non-Honda brake fluid can cause corrosion and shorten the life of the system. - Ma ...

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    Symptom Troubleshooting Index
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