Honda Prelude Accord Civic S2000 2001-2006

Master Cylinder

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Removal & Installation




WARNING
Do not spill brake fluid on any of the vehicles painted surfaces. It will damage the paint!

  1. Use a suitable siphon or a clean turkey baster to remove the old fluid, or remove the clutch master cylinder reservoir bracket mounting bolts and pour the old fluid into a suitable container.
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  3. Clean the reservoir thoroughly using a clean shop cloth or paper towel.
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  5. Disconnect the clutch pipe from the master cylinder.
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  7. Remove the reservoir hose from the master cylinder reservoir.
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  9. If additional room is needed, remove the driver-s side lower dash panel and the following items from under the dash:
    1. Remove the cotter pin on the clutch pedal rod.
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    3. Remove the clutch pedal pin out of the yoke.
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    5. Remove the master cylinder retaining nuts.
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  11. Remove the clutch master cylinder from under the hood.
    WARNING
    Do not spill brake fluid on the clutch master cylinder damper.

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  13. Installation is the reverse of removal.
    NOTE
    Use only fresh DOT 3 or 4 brake fluid from a sealed container to refill the clutch hydraulic system.

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  15. Fill and bleed the clutch system, using a suitable DOT 3 or 4 brake fluid.

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    Fig. Disconnect and plug the fluid line(s) from the master cylinder-Prelude shown, Accord similar



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    Fig. Pry the cotter pin (or lock pin) out, then pull the pedal pin from the yoke. Unfasten the retaining nuts securing the master cylinder . . .



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    Fig. . . . then, from under the hood, remove the master cylinder

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