Lexus RX300, 330 3 2000-06

Master Cylinder

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If the master cylinder has been disassembled or if the reservoir becomes empty, bleed the air from the master cylinder.

  1. Remove the air cleaner assembly with hose.
  2.  
  3. Disconnect the brake lines from the master cylinder, using a suitable brake line wrench.
  4.  
  5. Have an assistant slowly depress the brake pedal and hold it.
  6.  
  7. Block off the outer holes with your fingers, and have your assistant release the brake pedal.

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    Fig. Use your fingers to block the outer holes, then release the brake pedal

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  9. Repeat steps 3. and 4. several times.
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  11. Connect the brake lines. Tighten to 11 ft. lbs. (15 Nm).
  12.  
  13. Install the air cleaner assembly with hose.
  14.  

If the master cylinder has been disassembled or if the reservoir becomes empty, bleed the air from the master cylinder.

  1. Remove the air cleaner assembly with hose.
  2.  
  3. Disconnect the brake lines from the master cylinder, using a suitable brake line wrench.
  4.  
  5. Have an assistant slowly depress the brake pedal and hold it.
  6.  
  7. Cover the outer holes with your fingers, and have your assistant release the brake pedal.

    Click image to see an enlarged view

    Fig. Use your fingers to cover the outer holes, then release the brake pedal

  8.  
  9. Repeat steps 3. and 4. several times.
  10.  
  11. Connect the brake lines. Tighten to 11 ft. lbs. (15 Nm).
  12.  
  13. Install the air cleaner assembly with hose.
  14.  

 
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