GM Lumina/Grand Prix/Cutlass Supreme/Regal 1988-1996

Clutch Slave Cylinder

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REMOVAL & INSTALLATION



  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
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  3. Remove the sound insulator inside the vehicle and disconnect the master cylinder pushrod at the clutch pedal.
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  5. Remove 2 bolts holding the canister to transaxle. Remove the 2 actuator retainer nuts and remove the actuator from transaxle housing.
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To install:
  1. Position the canister mounting bracket and bolts to the transaxle assembly and secure the retaining bolts.
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  3. Install the actuator-to-housing studs with the pushrods centered in the pocket of the lever in the housing. Install the actuator retainer nuts.
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  5. Install a new pushrod bushing and lubricate before installation.
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  7. Install the master cylinder pushrod to the clutch pedal.
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  9. Install the clutch actuator to the transaxle.
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  11. Press the clutch pedal down several times to ensure proper operation. Adjust cruise control switch if equipped.
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  13. Install the left upper secondary cowl panel, sound insulator and connect the negative battery cable.
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HYDRAULIC SYSTEM BLEEDING



  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
  2.  
  3. Disengage the quick connect fittings in the clutch hydraulic line. Insert J-36221 or equivalent hydraulic line separator tool and depress the plastic sleeve to separate the connection.
  4.  
  5. Remove the cap and diaphragm, then fill reservoir with DOT 3 brake fluid.
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  7. Remove the left hand upper secondary cowl.
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  9. Remove air from supply hose by squeezing it until no more air bubbles are seen in reservoir.
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  11. Pump the clutch pedal slowly until slight pressure is observed. Hold pressure on pedal and depress the internal valve on quick connect fitting.
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  13. Repeat Step 6 until pedal is firm and no bubbles are seen.
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  15. Reconnect the clutch hydraulic line. Refill the clutch system and install the reservoir cap. Reconnect battery cable.
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