GM Metro/Sprint 1985-1993 Repair Guide

Wheel Cylinder

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REMOVAL & INSTALLATION



  1. Disconnect the battery negative cable.
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  3. Raise and support the vehicle safely, then remove the tire and wheel assembly.
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  5. Remove the brake drum and shoes.
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  7. Remove the bleeder screw from the wheel cylinder.
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  9. Loosen the brake pipe flare nut and disconnect the brake pipe from the wheel cylinder.
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  11. Remove the wheel cylinder attaching bolts and the wheel cylinder from the backing plate.
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To install:
  1. Install the wheel cylinder and tighten mounting bolts to 115 inch lbs. (13 Nm).
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  3. Connect brake pipe to wheel cylinder and tighten to 12 ft. lbs. (16 Nm).
  4.  
  5. Install bleeder valve.
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  7. Install the brake drum and shoes.
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  9. Flush and bleed the brake system.
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  11. Install the wheel and tire. Lower the vehicle.
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