Nissan Z - ZX 1970-1988 Repair Guide

Clutch Slave Cylinder

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Fig. Fig. 1: Exploded view of clutch slave cylinder

REMOVAL & INSTALLATION



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  1. Remove the return spring. Detach the fluid line the slave cylinder and drain the fluid.
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  3. Remove the mounting bolts and the slave cylinder.
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Fig. Fig. 2: Slave cylinder mounting points

  1. To install, reverse the removal procedures. Tighten the slave cylinder-to-clutch housing bolts to 18-22 ft. lbs. (23-29 Nm) for 1970-78 models or 22-30 ft. lbs. (29-39 Nm) for 1979 and later models. Bleed the clutch release system.
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OVERHAUL



  1. Remove the pushrod and dust cover (discard it).
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  3. Remove the piston and piston cup as an assembly. Remove the spring.
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  5. Remove the bleeder screw.
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  7. Using clean brake fluid, wash all of the parts.
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  9. To inspect for damage, perform the following procedures:
    1. Check the piston and cylinder for excessive wear or scoring.
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    3. Using a feeler gauge, check the clearance between the cylinder and the cylinder wall, it must not be more than 0.15mm.
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  11. To assemble, dip the piston in clean brake fluid and coat the cylinder wall, then reverse the disassembly procedures.
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When installing the new piston cup, be sure it is facing the right direction.

 
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