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Clutch Delay Valve Removal

Has anyone here done this DIY?
 

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I don't remember if there was a DIY but there was definitely a thread about this.
 

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thats not the same one
 

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For the one who drive their car hard, you must have noticed that when you shift hard the clutch has a tendency to ''slip'' just a bit!! Thats because of the Clutch delay valve in the slave cylinder, its there to prevent transmission component damage due to slowly releasing the pressure in the slave, but make the clutch wear faster!!!

Taking it off will result in a :
-Bit stiffer clutch
-better clutch response
-no more clutch slipping


First of all you need to take off your airbox/cai/sri in to be able to reach the slave cylinder and clutch hose easily!!



Then you need to take off the slave cylinder on the transmission! There is two(2) 12mm bolt and you need a 10mm key for the clutch hose!!




Once the slave is off, the is a ''C'' clip to take off. This thing is a pain in the *** to take off. Most of the time, its stuck in corrosion!

You need some really sharp screwdriver like theses:
**Be carefull with those picks, one of my finger didnt like when the pick went through it!!



To make the ''C'' clip removal a bit easier, take a punch and a hammer and hit on the little cap to unstick iit from the corosion




With a set of long nose pliers, take the little cap off!!


Once done, you will have a few parts in hand, the delay valve (little white thing), the filter (the little black thing, which is IN the delay valve by the way)

You throw the white and black thing to the garbage!!


Put back the cap, be carefull with the O-ring, and put back the ''C'' clip!!

Re-install on the tranny with the 12mm bolt, reconnect the hose(10mm key)!


Once re-installed you will need to bleed the clutch, 8mm key on the bleeder! You will need a friend to help bleeding it, one to pump the clutch and one to open the bleeder! Repeat until there is no more air, always look for the oïl level in the Clutch master cylinder! If you know how to bleed brakes, you will be fine bleeding a clutch!!

If you dont do this step correctly, it will result in shifting problem, and prematurate clutch wearing!!
 
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I take it your links are from the other 9th generation Honda Civic forum . . .
 

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yea
 

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http://*************/forum/threads/clutch-delay-valve-removal.8624/

heres the link. wanted to see if anyone on this forum has done the mod. sounds like it works really well.
I've done this mod, pretty simple (hardest part was bleeding the hydraulics). I purchased a spare slave cylinder and did the mod to the new slave. Clutch engagement is definitely improved and I have yet to experience clutch slippage. I drive my car pretty easy, but... My Si is CT-e supercharged, and every now and then I get on it pretty hard; no slippage even speed shifting between 4th and 5th gears.
 

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2014's have the same I assume. Can someone pm me the actual link to the DIY?
 

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I too would like someone to PM the link. I would like to give to do this and have nice pictures to work off of just incase an issue arises. I've done this mod on my 2002 Elantra GT and that made a world of difference.
 

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I just did this on my Si 2013. Followed steps indicated in this thread and everything worked pretty well. My only advice is when you get to the little C clamp, remove as much corrosion as possible with dentist like hook tools. Once the C clamp is in a better shape, push the little cap with long nose pliers. After that the cap is deeper in the cylinder the clamp is much easier to remove. Once the cap is out, remove the CDV with dentist tools.

I need to stop by Honda on Monday to buy oil to bleed the line.

I did this mod on my S2000 and it is definitely the best free mod! Can't wait to try it out.
 

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you really can't post the URL to the other site? (i have no idea what it even is)

wow, so then the links are ******* worthless- great job >_>

edit: so is it the one without the word 'gen' in the title?
 
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