CTS 2006-2007, CTS-V 2005-2007, DTS 2006-2007

Master Cylinder

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Removal & Installation



  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions Section.
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  3. Remove the driver side instrument panel insulator.
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  5. Disconnect the clutch pedal position switch electrical connector.
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  7. Disconnect the clutch master cylinder push rod from the clutch pedal pin.
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  9. Remove the clutch fluid reservoir retaining bolt.
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  11. Remove the clutch fluid reservoir from the fender reinforcement.
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  13. Remove the coolant surge tank mounting bolts and position the coolant surge tank out of the way.
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  15. Disconnect the clutch hydraulic hose.
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  17. Rotate the master cylinder clockwise 1 / 8 turn.
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  19. Remove the clutch master cylinder from the cowl.
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  21. Remove the clutch pedal position switch from the clutch master cylinder.

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    Fig. Master cylinder removal

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To install:

  1. Install the clutch pedal position switch to the clutch master cylinder.
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  3. With the clutch fluid reservoir connection at 2:00 position. Insert the clutch master cylinder into the cowl.
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  5. Align the keys of the clutch master cylinder housing with the tabs on the clutch pedal bracket.
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  7. Rotate the clutch master cylinder counter clockwise approximately 1 / 8 turn until fully seated. The clutch fluid reservoir hose connection will be at the vertical 12 o'clock position when the clutch master cylinder is properly installed.
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  9. Connect the clutch hydraulic hose.
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  11. Install the coolant surge tank.
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  13. Install the clutch fluid reservoir to the fender reinforcement.
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  15. Install the clutch fluid reservoir bolt and tighten to 27 ft. lbs. (36 Nm).
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  17. Position the clutch master cylinder push rod to the clutch pedal pin.
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  19. Push the clutch master cylinder push rod onto the clutch pedal pin to secure.
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  21. Connect the clutch pedal position switch electrical connector.
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  23. Install the driver side instrument panel insulator.
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  25. Bleed the clutch hydraulic system.
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