Mitsubishi Galant/Mirage/Diamante 1990-2000

Clutch Cable

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ADJUSTMENT




NOTE
The following adjustment is for the cable actuated clutch system on the Mirage. The Hydraulic systems on all other models are self-adjusting.



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Fig. Clutch pedal height (A) measurement-Mirage

  1. Measure the clutch pedal height (measurement A). The specification is 6.38-6.50 in. (162-165mm).
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NOTE
The clutch pedal height is not adjustable. If not within specifications, part replacement is required.

  1. Depress clutch pedal several times and check the pedal free-play (measurement B).
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  3. If measurement is not 0.67-0.87 in. (17-22mm), adjustment is required.
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  5. To adjust, turn the outer cable adjusting nut, located at the firewall, until free-play is within range.
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  7. Depress the clutch pedal several times and recheck the measurement.
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REMOVAL & INSTALLATION



  1. Rotate the adjusting wheel counterclockwise to loosen the cable.
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  3. Remove the cable retaining clamps.
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  5. Remove the cotter pin from the clutch actuating arm at the transaxle and disconnect the cable.
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  7. Disconnect the cable at the pedal and remove the cable from the vehicle.
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NOTE
In order to prevent cable binding or abrasion, be sure to take note of the cable routing, so that it can be reinstalled in the same position.

To install:

  1. Route the cable and make the connection at the clutch pedal.
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  3. Make the connection at the transaxle and secure the cable with the retaining clamp. Install a new cotter pin.
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  5. Lubricate all pivot points.
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  7. Adjust the cable to achieve proper free-play.
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