I30 1996-1997

Master Cylinder

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Removal & Installation



ABS Equipped Models

Specific to:

Infiniti I30 1996-1997

  1. Disconnect the negative battery terminal and the electrical connector from the reservoir.
  2.  
  3. Clean the outside of the master cylinder thoroughly, particularly around the cap and fluid lines.
  4.  
  5. Disconnect the brake fluid tubes, then plug the openings to prevent dirt from entering the system.
  6.  
  7. Remove the master cylinder mounting nuts and remove the master cylinder from the vehicle.
  8.  

To install:

  1. Bench bleed the master cylinder assembly prior to installation.
  2.  
  3. Install the master cylinder and torque the master cylinder mounting nuts to 9-11 ft. lbs. (12-15 Nm).
  4.  
  5. Connect the brake lines.
  6.  
  7. Refill the reservoir with brake fluid and bleed the system. Adjust the brake system if necessary.
  8.  
  9. Connect the negative battery cable and the electrical to the bottom of the reservoir.
    NOTE
    Ordinary brake fluid will boil and cause brake failure under the high temperatures developed in disc brake systems; use DOT 3 brake fluid in the brake systems. The adjustable pushrod is used to adjust the brake pedal free height.

  10.  
  11. Check for fluid leaks and verify proper brake system operation.
  12.  

Non ABS Equipped Models

Specific to:

Infiniti I30 1996


NOTE
Prevent brake fluid from coming in contact with painted surfaces. Clean up any spills immediately.

  1. Disconnect the negative battery terminal and the electrical connector from the reservoir.
  2.  
  3. Clean the outside of the master cylinder thoroughly, particularly around the cap and fluid lines.
  4.  
  5. Disconnect the brake fluid tubes, then plug the openings to prevent dirt from entering the system.
  6.  
  7. Remove the master cylinder mounting nuts and remove the master cylinder from the vehicle.
  8.  

To install:

  1. Bench bleed the master cylinder assembly prior to installation.
  2.  
  3. Install the master cylinder and torque the master cylinder mounting nuts to 9-11 ft. lbs. (12-15 Nm).
  4.  
  5. Connect the brake lines.
  6.  
  7. Refill the reservoir with brake fluid and bleed the system. Adjust the brake system if necessary.
  8.  
  9. Connect the negative battery cable and the electrical to the bottom of the reservoir.
    NOTE
    Ordinary brake fluid will boil and cause brake failure under the high temperatures developed in disc brake systems; use DOT 3 brake fluid in the brake systems. The adjustable pushrod is used to adjust the brake pedal free height.

  10.  
  11. Check for fluid leaks and verify proper brake system operation.
  12.  

 
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