Altima 2007-2009

Slave (Release) Cylinder

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Removal & Installation




WARNING
If transaxle assembly is removed from the vehicle, always replace the Concentric Slave Cylinder (CSC). Return CSC insert to original position to remove transaxle assembly. Dust on clutch disc sliding parts may damage CSC seal and may cause clutch fluid leakage.


WARNING
Do not spill clutch fluid onto painted surfaces. If it spills, wipe up immediately and wash the affected area with water.

  1. Remove the transaxle assembly, as outlined in this section.
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  3. Remove CSC bolts and CSC from clutch housing.
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To install:

  1. Installation is in the reverse order of removal, noting the following:
    1. Tighten the slave cylinder bolts to 15 ft. lbs. (20 Nm).
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    3. Do not reuse CSC.
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    5. Do not insert and operate CSC because piston and stopper of CSC components may fall off. After installation, bleed clutch hydraulic system

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      Fig. Exploded view of the slave cylinder mounting

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