GM Grand Am/Achieva/Calais/Skylark/Somerset 1985-98

Clutch Pedal

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REMOVAL & INSTALLATION



See Figures 1 and 2

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Fig. Fig. 1: View of a clutch pedal assembly-cable clutch system



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Fig. Fig. 2: Clutch pedal assembly-hydraulic system

  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
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  3. Remove the right side sound insulator.
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  5. Disconnect the clutch cable or master cylinder pushrod, as applicable from the clutch pedal.
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  7. If the clutch pedal pivot is mounted using a nut and bolt, remove from the bracket and remove the clutch pedal. Remove the spacers and bushings from the pedal.
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  9. If the clutch pedal pivot is mounted using a rivet, the pedal and bracket must be removed as an assembly. Remove the bracket attaching nuts from inside the engine compartment and remove the bracket and pedal assembly.
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To install:
  1. If mounted with a nut and bolt, perform the following;
    1. Install the spacer and bushings on the pedal. Lubricate the bushings before installing on the pedal.
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    3. Position the clutch pedal to the mounting bracket and install the pivot bolt and retaining nut. Tighten to 23 ft. lbs. (31 Nm).
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  3. If rivet mounted, install the bracket and pedal assembly. Install and tighten the attaching nuts.
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  5. Lubricate the master cylinder pushrod bushing
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  7. Install the pushrod on the pedal or connect the cable. If equipped with cruise control, check the switch adjustment at the clutch pedal bracket.
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  9. Install the right side sound insulator.
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  11. Connect the negative battery cable.
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