2007 Jeep Compass

Slave (Release) Cylinder

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Removal & Installation




WARNING
Chrysler does not manufacture any vehicles or replacement parts that contain asbestos. Aftermarket products may or may not contain asbestos. Refer to aftermarket product packaging for product information. Whether the product contains asbestos or not, dust and dirt can accumulate on manual clutch parts during normal use. Follow practices prescribed by appropriate regulations for the handling, processing, and disposing of dust and debris.


NOTE
To prevent drainage of the clutch master cylinder assembly upon the slave cylinder removal, it is necessary to make sure the brake master cylinder fluid level is full and the reservoir cap is installed tightly.

  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions Section.
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  3. Remove the transaxle from the vehicle. Refer to Manual Transaxle Assembly, removal & installation.
  4.  
  5. Disconnect the clutch hydraulic line (6) from the bleeder assembly (2).
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  7. Disconnect and remove the bleeder assembly (2) from the clutch slave cylinder (3).
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  9. Remove the slave cylinder-to-clutch bell housing bolts (4) and remove the slave cylinder (3) from the transaxle.

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    Fig. View of brake slave cylinder and hydraulic clutch system

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To install:

  1. Install the slave cylinder (3) to the transaxle using new bolts.
    NOTE
    Torque the 3 slave cylinder body screws first, then torque the fluid tube attachment.

  2.  
  3. Torque the slave cylinder-to-case bolts in 3 steps:
    1. Step 1: Tighten to 18 inch lbs. (2 Nm).
    2.  
    3. Step 2: Tighten to 44 inch lbs. (5 Nm).
    4.  
    5. Step 3: Tighten to 74 inch lbs. (8 Nm).
    6.  

  4.  
  5. Install the transaxle. Refer to Manual Transaxle Assembly, removal & installation.
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  7. Bleed the clutch hydraulic system. Refer to Hydraulic System Bleeding.
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