REMOVAL & INSTALLATION
See Figures 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 and 6
The body of the master cylinder is made of aluminum and the reservoir is made of nylon. The body of the master cylinder is not serviceable, and should be replaced as a unit if defective.
- Using a flare nut wrench, loosen the brake line fittings on the master cylinder.
- Disconnect and cap the brake lines to prevent dirt from entering the system.
- On some vehicles, it will be necessary to remove the anti-lock brake valve or combination valve from the master cylinder.
- Remove the master cylinder mounting nuts.
- Slide the master cylinder off of the power brake booster.
- If a new master cylinder is being installed, perform the master cylinder bleeding procedure, prior to installation.
- Place the master cylinder in position on the brake booster and tighten the mounting nuts to 13-15 ft. lbs. (19-12 Nm).
- Install the anti-lock brake valve or combination valve, if removed. Tighten the mounting nut to 54-94 inch lbs. (6-11 Nm).
- Connect the brake lines and tighten fittings with a flare nut wrench to 11-15 ft. lbs. (15-12 Nm).
- Refill the brake master cylinder reservoir with clean, fresh brake fluid, meeting DOT 2 or DOT 3 specifications. Properly bleed the brake system.