Liquid pressure apparatus

  • US 4,599,860 A
  • Filed: 05/10/1982
  • Issued: 07/15/1986
  • Est. Priority Date: 04/14/1975
  • Status: Expired due to Term
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1. A method of shipping and installing a pre-assembled hydraulic actuating apparatus comprising a master cylinder having an outlet, a slave cylinder having an inlet, a conduit interconnecting the outlet of said master cylinder to the inlet of said slave cylinder, and a bleed port for controllably placing the interior of said hydraulic apparatus in communication with the ambient, said method comprising opening said bleed port to the ambient, filling said master cylinder, said conduit and said slave cylinder with a hydraulic fluid while simultaneously bleeding atmospheric air therein contained through said bleed port open to the ambient, and closing said bleed port after said apparatus has been fully filled with said hydraulic fluid prior to shipment for installation on a motor vehicle.

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