ISUZU Amigo/Pick-ups/Rodeo/Trooper 1981-1996

Clutch Master Cylinder

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REMOVAL & INSTALLATION



See Figure 1


WARNING
The hydraulic clutch system utilizes DOT 3 brake fluid, which will eat through the vehicle's paint. Clean up any spills immediately.

  1. Disconnect the negative (-) battery cable.
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  3. From inside the vehicle, disconnect the master cylinder pushrod from the clutch pedal.
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WARNING
After disconnecting the fluid lines from the clutch component, immediately plug the line. The brake fluid in the system will absorb moisture, which will decrease the system's effectiveness.

  1. Using a flare nut wrench, remove the fluid line from the master cylinder. Immediately plug the clutch fluid line to prevent contamination of the clutch hydraulic system.
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  3. Remove the cylinder retaining bolts from the firewall and remove the cylinder.
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Fig. Fig. 1: View of a common master cylinder and a damper cylinder (V6 engines only)

To install:
  1. Install the master cylinder to the firewall. Tighten the mounting bolts to 12 ft. lbs. (16 Nm).
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  3. Using a flare nut wrench, install the fluid line to the master cylinder. Make certain not to crossthread the flare fitting in the master cylinder. Start the fitting into the master cylinder first by hand, then tighten the fitting with the flare nut wrench.
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  5. From inside the vehicle, connect the master cylinder pushrod to the clutch pedal.
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  7. Connect the negative battery cable.
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  9. Bleed the clutch hydraulic system.
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