Kia Sportage 1998-02

Slave (Actuator) Cylinder

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Removal & Installation




WARNING
The clutch hydraulic system uses brake fluid to control hydraulic operation. Never reuse brake fluid. Any brake fluid that is removed from the system should be discarded. Also, do not allow any brake fluid to come in contact with a painted surface; it will damage the paint.

  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
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  3. Using a line wrench, disconnect the flexible hose from the steel hydraulic line.
    NOTE
    To prevent loss of brake fluid during clutch master cylinder removal, the disconnected hydraulic fluid transfer hose must be plugged or directed into suitable container.

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  5. Remove the hydraulic line retaining clip
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  7. Remove the two mounting bolts and remove the slave cylinder from the transmission housing.
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To install:

  1. With the push rod in the clutch arm detent, attach the slave cylinder to the transmission case. Tighten the two mounting bolts to 17 ft. lbs. (23 Nm).
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  3. Using a line wrench, connect the flexible hose to the steel hydraulic line and secure with the retaining clip.
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  5. Refill the fluid to the proper level.
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  7. Bleed the system as necessary.
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  9. Connect the negative battery cable.

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    Fig. Clutch slave cylinder and related components

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