GM Celebrity/Century/Ciera/6000 1982-1996 Repair Guide

Brake Fluid Reservoir and Seal

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REMOVAL & INSTALLATION



  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
  2.  
  3. Depressurize the accumulator.
  4.  
  5. Remove the return hose and drain the brake fluid into a container. Discard the fluid properly.
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  7. Unplug the 2 wire connectors from the fluid level sensor assembly.
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  9. Remove the reservoir-to-block mounting bolt.
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  11. Remove the reservoir from the hydraulic unit by carefully prying between the reservoir and the hydraulic unit.
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  13. Remove the seals and O-ring from the unit.
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To install:
  1. Lubricate the new seals and O-ring with clean brake fluid, then install them into the unit.
  2.  
  3. Push the reservoir into the master cylinder until it is fully seated.
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  5. Connect the reservoir to the valve block with the mounting bolt, then tighten to 45 inch lbs. (5 Nm).
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  7. Engage the 2 wire connectors to the reservoir cap.
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  9. Connect the return hose to the reservoir.
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  11. Refill the reservoir with clean brake fluid.
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  13. Connect the negative battery cable.
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