Altima 2007-2009

Master Cylinder

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Removal & Installation



Specific to:

Nissan Altima 2007-2008

  1. Remove the air cleaner and air duct.
  2.  
  3. Use one of the following methods to remove hose from master cylinder:
    1. Drain clutch fluid from reservoir tank and remove hose.
    2.  
    3. Remove hose from master cylinder. Immediately plug hose and reservoir tank to prevent clutch fluid from dripping.
      WARNING
      Do not spill clutch fluid onto painted surfaces. If it spills, wipe up immediately and wash the affected area with water.

    4.  

  4.  
  5. Remove master cylinder rod end from clutch pedal assembly.

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    Fig. Remove master cylinder rod end from clutch pedal assembly

  6.  
  7. Remove lock pin (1) from connector of master cylinder (2) and separate clutch tube (3).

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    Fig. Remove lock pin (1) from connector of master cylinder (2) and separate clutch tube (3)

  8.  
  9. Rotate master cylinder clockwise by 45° and remove from the vehicle.
  10.  

To install:

  1. Tilt master cylinder clockwise by 45° and insert it in the mounting hole. Rotate counterclockwise to secure it. At this time, nipple is in the up position.

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    Fig. Tilt master cylinder clockwise by 45° and insert it in the mounting hole. Rotate counterclockwise to secure it. At this time, nipple is in the up position

  2.  
  3. Install master cylinder rod end to clutch pedal.
  4.  
  5. Install clutch tube (1) fully into connector of master cylinder (2).
  6.  
  7. Install lock pin (3) fully into connector of master cylinder (2).

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    Fig. Install the clutch tube (1) fully into connector of master cylinder (2), then install the lock pin (3) fully into connector of master cylinder (2)

  8.  
  9. Fill with new clutch fluid and bleed clutch hydraulic system.
  10.  
  11. Inspect clutch pedal operation.
  12.  
  13. Install the air cleaner and air duct.
  14.  

Specific to:

Nissan Altima 2009-2010

  1. Remove the air cleaner and air duct.
  2.  
  3. Use one of the following methods to remove hose from master cylinder:
    1. Drain clutch fluid from reservoir tank and remove hose.
    2.  
    3. Remove hose from master cylinder. Immediately plug hose and reservoir tank to prevent clutch fluid from dripping.
      CAUTION
      Do not spill clutch fluid onto painted surfaces. If it spills, wipe up immediately and wash the affected area with water.

    4.  

  4.  
  5. Remove master cylinder rod end from clutch pedal assembly.

    Click image to see an enlarged view

    Fig. Remove master cylinder rod end from clutch pedal assembly

  6.  
  7. Remove lock pin from connector of master cylinder and separate clutch tube.

    Click image to see an enlarged view

    Fig. Remove lock pin (1) from connector of master cylinder (2) and separate clutch tube (3)

  8.  
  9. Rotate master cylinder clockwise by 45°-and remove from the vehicle.
  10.  

To install:

  1. Tilt master cylinder clockwise by 45°-and insert it in the mounting hole. Rotate counterclockwise to secure it. At this time, nipple is in the up position.

    Click image to see an enlarged view

    Fig. Tilt master cylinder clockwise by 45°-and insert it in the mounting hole

  2.  
  3. Install master cylinder rod end to clutch pedal.
  4.  
  5. Install clutch tube fully into connector of master cylinder.
  6.  
  7. Install lock pin fully into connector of master cylinder.
  8.  
  9. Fill with new clutch fluid and bleed clutch hydraulic system.
  10.  
  11. Inspect clutch pedal operation.
  12.  
  13. Install the air cleaner and air duct.
  14.  

 
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