Nissan Maxima 1993-1998 Repair Guide

Master Cylinder

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Fig. Fig. 1: Exploded view of the clutch hydraulic system

REMOVAL & INSTALLATION



  1. Disconnect the clutch pedal arm from the pushrod clevis in the passenger compartment.
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  3. Disconnect and cap the hydraulic line at the clutch master cylinder.
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WARNING
Any brake fluid that is removed from the system should be discarded. Also, do not allow any brake fluid to come in contact with a painted surface; it will damage the paint. Place a rag under the cylinder to absorb any spilled fluid.

  1. Remove the nuts attaching the master cylinder to the firewall.
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  3. Remove the master cylinder from the engine compartment.
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To install:
  1. Install the master cylinder and tighten the attaching nuts to 5-8 ft. lbs. (8-11 Nm).
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  3. Connect the clutch hydraulic line to the master cylinder. Tighten the fitting securely.
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  5. Connect the clutch pedal arm to the pushrod clevis.
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  7. Bleed the clutch hydraulic system.
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