H3 2006

Master Cylinder

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Removal & Installation



  1. Complete the following in order to disengage the retainer from the clutch pedal pin.

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    Fig. Disengage the retainer from the clutch pedal pin

    1. Insert a flat bladed tool between the clutch master cylinder push rod and the clutch pedal.
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    3. Pry the clutch master cylinder push rod away from the clutch pedal assembly.
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  3. Discard the retainer.
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  5. Raise and support the vehicle.
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  7. Using the J 42371 , push back the white plastic sleeve on the quick connect in order to separate the hydraulic clutch hose from the clutch actuator quick connect.
    NOTE
    It is not necessary to plug the lower hose end or slave cylinder fitting as they are equipped with check valves, only minimal fluid loss may be experienced.



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    Fig. Using the J 42371 , push back the white plastic sleeve on the quick connect in order to separate the hydraulic clutch hose from the clutch actuator quick connect

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  9. Disconnect the clutch hydraulic hose retainer from the inner fender.
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  11. Lower the vehicle.
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  13. Rotate the clutch master cylinder clockwise 1 / 8 turn.

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    Fig. Rotate the clutch master cylinder clockwise

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  15. Remove the clutch master cylinder with hydraulic hose from the cowl.

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    Fig. Remove the clutch master cylinder with hydraulic hose from the cowl

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To install:

  1. Route the clutch hydraulic hose with master cylinder under the brake booster.
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  3. With the clutch fluid reservoir cap at the 1:30 o'clock position. Insert the clutch master cylinder into the cowl.
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  5. Rotate the clutch master cylinder counter clockwise 1 / 8 turn until fully seated.
    NOTE
    The clutch fluid reservoir cap will be vertical at the 12:00 o'clock position when the clutch master cylinder is properly installed.

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  7. Raise the vehicle.
    CAUTION
    Ensure the clutch hydraulic hose does not come in contact with any sharp or potentially hot surfaces.

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  9. Push the clutch hydraulic hose quick connect fitting into the clutch slave cylinder, until a "click" is heard.
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  11. Tug gently on the clutch hydraulic hose to ensure proper retention into the clutch slave cylinder.
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  13. Connect the clutch hydraulic hose retainer to the inner fender.
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  15. Lower the vehicle.
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  17. Insert a new retainer into the clutch master cylinder push rod.
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  19. Push the clutch master cylinder push rod onto the clutch pedal pin to secure.
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  21. Adjust the clutch release switch.
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  23. Adjust the clutch pedal position switch.
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  25. Bleed the clutch hydraulic system, only if necessary.
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