See Figure 1
REMOVAL & INSTALLATION
See Figure 2
Do not separate the clutch master cylinder from the reservoir unless individual component replacement is required.
- Remove as much hydraulic fluid from the clutch reservoir as possible using a turkey baster or other suitable tool.
- Disconnect the clutch master cylinder/clutch switch pushrod from the clutch pedal assembly.
- Slide the clutch reservoir out of the slots located in the electrical box cover, inside the engine compartment.
- Place a suitable drip pan below the master cylinder to catch any fluid which may drip out during removal and installation.
- On the clutch housing, remove the circlip retaining the hydraulic tube to the slave cylinder. Remove the tube and fitting, then plug both lines to prevent the entry of dirt, moisture or other contaminants into the hydraulic system.
- Disconnect the tube from the clips on the underbody side rail.
- Remove the bolts retaining the clutch master cylinder to the engine compartment. Remove the clutch master cylinder, reservoir and tube as an assembly.
- Slide the clutch pedal pushrod through the hole in the engine compartment. Make sure it is located on the correct side of the clutch pedal.
- Place the master cylinder assembly in position, then install the bolts and tighten to 15-20 ft. lbs. (21-27 Nm).
- Insert the tube in the routing clips on the underbody side rail.
- Insert the tube and fitting in the clutch slave cylinder and install the circlip.
- Position the clutch reservoir in the slots of the electrical box cover.
- Install the retainer bushing in the clutch master cylinder pushrod, then install the retainer and pushrod on the clutch pedal shaft.
- Add hydraulic fluid and bleed the clutch hydraulic system as described in this section.