Nissan Car 350Z & Maxima 1999-06

Master Cylinder

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Removal & Installation




CAUTION
Be careful not to splash brake fluid on painted areas; it may cause paint damage. If brake fluid is splashed on painted areas, wash it away with water immediately.

  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions Section.
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  3. Dain brake fluid
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  5. Remove or disconnect the following:

    Clutch tube using flare nut wrench
     
    Hose clamp and hose from clutch master cylinder
     
    Snap pin between clutch pedal and push rod, and remove clevis pin
     
    Unscrew master cylinder assembly mounting nuts and remove master cylinder assembly from vehicle.
     

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To install:

  1. Check position of clevis and push rod. If measurement is outside standard length of 4.70 inches (120 mm), adjust position of clevis and push rod.
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  3. Connect the clutch line to the master cylinder assembly, and hand-tighten the flare nut.
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  5. Install the master cylinder assembly, tighten the nuts to: 9-12 ft. lbs. (8-11 Nm).
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  7. Install clutch reservoir tank hose and hose clamp to the clutch master cylinder assembly.
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  9. Tighten the clutch line flare nut to 11-13 ft. lbs. (15-18 Nm) using a flare nut torque wrench.
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  11. Attach clevis and clevis pin to clutch pedal.
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  13. Attach snap pin to clevis pin.
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  15. Inspect and adjust the clutch pedal and bleed the air from the clutch hydraulic system.
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