ION 2006-2007

Master Cylinder

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Removal & Installation



  1. Remove the clutch pedal retainer from the front of the clutch pedal assembly.
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  3. Pull the clutch pedal upward in order to disengage the clutch master cylinder pushrod from the clutch pedal.
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  5. Remove the Under right hand hood Electrical Center (UBEC).
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  7. Place a shop towel under the clutch master cylinder in order to catch any fluid loss.

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    Fig. Disconnect the clutch damper from the clutch master cylinder

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  9. Disconnect the clutch damper from the clutch master cylinder.

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    Fig. Disconnect the reservoir line from clutch master cylinder

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  11. Disconnect the reservoir line from clutch master cylinder.
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  13. Cap the reservoir and hydraulic lines in order to prevent fluid loss and contamination.

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    Fig. Rotate the clutch master cylinder one quarter turn clockwise and remove the cylinder from the vehicle

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  15. Rotate the clutch master cylinder one quarter turn clockwise and remove the cylinder from the vehicle.
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To install:


NOTE
While installing, ensure that the clutch master cylinder pushrod is aligned with he clutch pedal.

  1. Install the clutch master cylinder while rotating quarter turn counterclockwise.
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  3. Uncap the reservoir and hydraulic lines.
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  5. Connect the clutch damper to the clutch master cylinder.
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  7. Install the reservoir line in the clutch master cylinder.
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  9. Remove the shop towel and discard in a suitable container.
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  11. Install the UBEC.
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  13. Connect the clutch master cylinder pushrod to the clutch pedal.
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  15. Install the clutch pedal retainer.
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  17. Bleed the clutch hydraulic system.
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