Solstice 2006-2008, Sky 2007-2008

Master Cylinder

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Removal & Installation



  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions Section.
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  3. Remove the instrument panel left closeout/insulator panel.
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  5. Remove the clutch master cylinder push rod from the clutch pedal arm integral stud.

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    Fig. Clutch master cylinder push rod (1)

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  7. Place a shop towel under the clutch master cylinder in order to catch any fluid loss.
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  9. Disconnect the clutch hose from the clutch master cylinder and position the hose end above the brake master cylinder reservoir in order to prevent fluid loss.
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  11. Remove the clutch hose/pipe assembly retainer clip from the clutch master cylinder.
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  13. Disconnect the clutch hose/pipe assembly from the clutch master cylinder.

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    Fig. Clutch master cylinder and hoses

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  15. Cap the reservoir and clutch hoses in order to prevent fluid loss and contamination.
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  17. Rotate the clutch master cylinder one 1 / 4  turn clockwise and remove the cylinder from the cowl.
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To install:


NOTE
While installing, ensure that the clutch master cylinder pushrod is aligned with he clutch pedal.

  1. Align the keys of the clutch master cylinder with the tabs on the cowl.
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  3. Install the clutch master cylinder to the cowl and rotate 1 / 4  turn counterclockwise. The clutch fluid reservoir hose connection will be at the 12:00 position when the clutch master cylinder is properly installed.
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  5. Uncap the reservoir and hydraulic lines.
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  7. Install the clutch hose/pipe assembly retainer clip to the clutch master cylinder.
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  9. Connect the clutch hose/pipe assembly (3) to the clutch master cylinder.
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  11. Tug gently on the clutch hose/pipe assembly (3) to ensure proper retention into the clutch master cylinder.
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  13. Connect the clutch hose to the clutch master cylinder.
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  15. Install the clutch master cylinder push rod to the clutch pedal arm integral stud.
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  17. Install the instrument panel left closeout/insulator panel.
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  19. Bleed the clutch hydraulic system.
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