Mitsubishi Eclipse 1990-1998 Repair Guide

Proportioning Valve

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REMOVAL & INSTALLATION



See Figures 1 and 2

  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable. Siphon the brake fluid from the master cylinder reservoir and place in a suitable container.
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  3. For 1995-98 2.0L turbo and 2.4L engines, remove the cruise control link assembly mounting bolts.
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  5. For 1995-98 2.0L non-turbo engines, remove the intake manifold, as outlined in Engine & Engine Overhaul of this repair guide.
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  7. Label and disconnect the brake lines from the proportioning valve. Cap the lines to avoid getting any contaminants in the system.
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Fig. Fig. 1: Proportioning valve brake line locations and identification-1995-98 vehicles

  1. Remove the proportioning valve mounting bolt, then remove the valve from the engine compartment.
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Do not disassemble the proportioning valve because its performance depends on the set load of the spring inside the valve. If defective, replace the proportioning valve.



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Fig. Fig. 2: The proportioning valve is mounted in the engine compartment-1995-98 vehicles shown

  1. Installation is the reverse of the removal procedure. Tighten the flared brake line nuts to 11 ft. lbs. (15 Nm).
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  3. Once the valve is installed, bleed the brake system.
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