Sentra 2007

Master Cylinder

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Removal & Installation




NOTE
When removing components such as hoses, tubes/lines, etc., cap or plug openings to prevent fluid from spilling.

  1. Remove the battery and battery tray. Refer to Battery in the Engine Electrical Section.
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  3. Remove the engine room cover.
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  5. Remove the air cleaner and air duct. Refer to Air Intake System in the Engine Mechanical Section.
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  7. Remove engine undercover. Refer to Engine Undercover in the Engine Mechanical Section.
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  9. Drain clutch fluid from reservoir tank and remove hose.
    NOTE
    Do not spill clutch fluid onto painted surfaces. If it spills, wipe up immediately and wash the affected area with water.

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  11. Remove master cylinder rod end from clutch pedal assembly.

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    Fig. Remove master cylinder rod end from clutch pedal assembly.

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  13. Remove lock pin from connector of master cylinder and separate clutch tube.

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    Fig. Remove lock pin (1) from connector of master cylinder (2) and separate clutch tube (3).

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  15. Rotate master cylinder clockwise by 45°and remove from the vehicle.
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To install:

  1. Tilt master cylinder clockwise by 45°and insert it in the mounting hole. Rotate counterclockwise to secure it. At this time, nipple is in the up position.

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    Fig. Tilt master cylinder clockwise by 45°and insert it in the mounting hole. Rotate counterclockwise to secure it. At this time, nipple is in the up position

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  3. Install master cylinder rod end to clutch pedal.
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  5. Install clutch tube fully into connector of master cylinder.
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  7. Install lock pin fully into connector of master cylinder.

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    Fig. Install clutch tube (1) fully into connector of master cylinder (2). 4. Install lock pin (3) fully into connector of master cylinder (2)

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  9. Fill with new clutch fluid and bleed air from the system. Refer to Bleeding in the Clutch Section.
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  11. After completing this procedure, inspect clutch pedal operation.
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  13. Install the air cleaner and air duct. Refer to Air Intake System in the Engine Mechanical Section.
  14.  
  15. Install the battery and battery tray. Refer to Battery in the Engine Electrical Section.
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  17. Install the engine room cover.
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  19. Install the engine undercover. Refer to Engine Undercover in the Engine Mechanical Section.
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