Mazda 323/MX-3/626/MX-6/Millenia/Protégé 1990-1998 and Ford Probe 1993-1997

Clutch Master Cylinder

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REMOVAL & INSTALLATION



See Figure 1

  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
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  3. On MX-3 and 1990-94 323/Protege, remove the battery and the diagnostic connector.
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Fig. Fig. 1: Exploded view of the clutch master cylinder and related components

  1. On 1993-98 626/MX-6/Probe, remove the evaporative canister.
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  3. If so equipped, disconnect the hose from the brake master cylinder reservoir and plug the reservoir port.
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  5. Remove the hydraulic line from the master cylinder using a tubing wrench.
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  7. Remove the mounting nuts and remove the master cylinder and gasket.
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To install:
  1. Install the master cylinder with a new gasket. Tighten the nuts to 18 ft. lbs. (25 Nm) on all except MX-3. On MX-3, tighten the nuts to 8.7 ft. lbs. (12 Nm).
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  3. Attach the hydraulic line and tighten the fitting with the tubing wrench.
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  5. If equipped, remove the plug from the brake master cylinder reservoir and connect the hose.
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  7. Install the remaining components in the reverse of removal. Bleed the air from the system.
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