Subaru Tribeca 2006

Master Cylinder

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NOTE
When the master cylinder is disassembled or the reservoir tank is empty, bleed the master cylinder. If bleeding the master cylinder is not necessary, omit the following procedures, and perform bleeding of the brake line.

  1. Fill the reservoir tank of the master cylinder with brake fluid.
    NOTE
    While bleeding air, keep the reservoir tank filled with brake fluid to prevent entry of air.

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  3. Disconnect the brake line at primary and secondary sides.
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  5. Wrap the master cylinder with a plastic bag.
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  7. Depress the brake pedal slowly and hold it.

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    Fig. Disconnect the brake line at primary and second sides and depress the brake pedal

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  9. Plug the outlet plug with your finger, and then release the brake pedal.

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    Fig. Plug the outlet plug

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  11. Repeat the step 4) and 5) several times.
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  13. Remove the plastic bag.
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  15. Install the brake pipe to the master cylinder. Tighten to 14.0 ft. lbs. (19 Nm).
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  17. Bleed air from the brake line.
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