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

Hydraulic Accumulator

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REMOVAL & INSTALLATION



  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
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  3. Depressurize the accumulator. Make certain the system is completely relieved of all hydraulic pressure.
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  5. Unscrew the hydraulic accumulator from the hydraulic unit.
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  7. Remove the O-ring from the accumulator.
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To install:
  1. Lubricate a new O-ring with clean brake fluid and install it on the accumulator.
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  3. Install the accumulator, then tighten to 32 ft. lbs. (43 Nm), except on 6000 AWD tighten to 17 ft. lbs. (23 Nm).
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  5. Connect the negative battery cable.
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  7. Turn the ignition switch to the ON position. The BRAKE light should go out within 60 seconds.
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  9. Check for leakage around the accumulator.
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