Mitsubishi Eclipse 1990-1998 Repair Guide

Clutch Master Cylinder

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FLUID RECOMMENDATIONS



When adding or changing the fluid in the systems, use a quality brake fluid conforming to DOT 3 specifications. Never reuse old brake fluid.

LEVEL CHECK



See Figures 1, 2 and 3

  1. If necessary, remove the air cleaner assembly to gain access to the clutch master cylinder cap.
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  3. Wipe the clutch master cylinder reservoir cap and the surrounding area clean with a shop towel.
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Fig. Fig. 1: The clutch master cylinder has MAX (A) and MIN (B) fill lines on the reservoir

  1. Inspect the fluid in the reservoir, making sure fluid is between the MAX and the MIN marks.
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  3. If required, remove the clutch master cylinder reservoir lid, then add fresh fluid to fill to the top full mark on the reservoir.
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Fig. Fig. 2: Remove the clutch master cylinder lid by pulling it straight up and off the reservoir



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Fig. Fig. 3: If the fluid is low, add until it reaches the proper level on the side of the reservoir


CAUTION
Be careful to avoid spilling any brake fluid on painted surfaces, because the paint coat will become discolored or damaged.

  1. Reinstall the lid onto the clutch master cylinder.
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  3. If removed, install the air cleaner assembly.
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