REMOVAL & INSTALLATION
Vehicles Without ABS
See Figures 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5
Always use a proper size flare nut wrench when removing and installing the brake lines. Failure to use the proper wrench may cause damage to the line fittings.
- Disconnect the negative battery cable.
- Detach the electrical connector from the fluid level sensor at the master cylinder.
- Using a flare nut wrench, remove and plug the brake lines from the master cylinder. Plugging the lines will prevent fluid loss and contamination.
- Unfasten the two master cylinder-to-brake power booster retaining nuts and remove the master cylinder.
- Install the master cylinder and secure with the retaining nuts. Tighten the retaining nuts to 20 ft. lbs. (27 Nm).
- Unplug and connect the brake lines using a flare nut wrench. Tighten the brake pipes to 15 ft. lbs. (20 Nm).
- Attach the fluid level sensor electrical connector.
- Fill the master cylinder to the proper level with NEW brake fluid meeting DOT 3 specifications from a clean, sealed container.
- Bleed the system as outlined in this section.
- Connect the negative battery cable and recheck the fluid level.
Do NOT move the vehicle until a firm brake pedal is felt.Vehicles With ABS
For vehicles equipped with ABS, please refer to the Hydraulic Modulator/Master Cylinder removal and installation procedure, located later in this section.