REMOVAL & INSTALLATION
The valve for the sedan is mounted to the floorpan near the left rear wheel. The valves for the station wagon are screwed into the master cylinder.Sedan
See Figure 1
- Raise and safely support the vehicle.
- Note the position of the four brake tubes connected to the valve, then disconnect them from the valve assembly.
- Remove the screw retaining the valve bracket to the lower suspension arm.
- Remove the two screws retaining the valve bracket to the underbody, then remove the assembly.
The service replacement valve will have a red plastic gauge clip on the valve, which must not be removed until the valve is installed on the vehicle.
- Make sure the rear suspension is in the full rebound position.
- Make sure the red plastic gauge clip is in position on the valve and that the operating rod lower adjustment screw is loose.
- Position the valve assembly to the underbody, then install the two retaining screws.
- Position the valve bracket to the lower suspension arm, then install one retaining screw. Tighten the screw to 4-6 ft. lbs. (6-8 Nm). Make sure the brake pressure differential valve adjuster sleeve is resting on the lower bracket, then tighten the setscrew.
- Connect the brake lines in the same position as removed.
- Bleed the rear brakes. For details, please refer to the procedure located later in this section.
- Remove the red plastic gauge clip, then carefully lower the vehicle.
See Figure 2
- Disconnect the primary or secondary brake line from the master cylinder, as necessary.
- Loosen and remove the brake pressure control valve(s) from the master cylinder housing.
- Install the brake pressure control valve(s) in the brake master cylinder housing port, then tighten to 10-16 ft. lbs. (13-22 Nm).
- Install the brake tube, then tighten to 12-15 ft. lbs. (16-20 Nm).
- Fill and bleed the brake system. For details, please refer to Brake System Bleeding.