Suzuki Forenza, Reno 2003-06

Master Cylinder

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Bleeding Procedure



Bleed the hydraulic system to remove the air which entered when the pipes were disconnected for repairs. The clutch/brake fluid in the clutch/brake reservoir must be maintained at the Minimum level or higher during air bleeding.

  1. Step 1: Attach a vinyl hose to the bleeder plug. Place the other end of the vinyl tube in a glass container half-filled with brake fluid.
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  3. Step 2: Slowly pump the clutch pedal several times.
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  5. Step 3: While you press the clutch pedal, loosen the bleeder screw until the fluid starts to run out. Close the bleeder screw.
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  7. Step 4: Repeat Step 3 until there are no air bubbles in the fluid.
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  9. Step 5: Fill the reservoir with brake fluid up to the proper level.
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Removal & Installation



  1. Before disconnecting the reservoir tank hose, remove the clutch/brake fluid from the reservoir tank.
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  3. Remove the locking clip.
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  5. Remove the push rod fixing pin and push rod.

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    Fig. Locking clip and related parts

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  7. Disconnect the hose clamp on the master cylinder.
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  9. Disconnect the master cylinder hose.
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  11. Remove the master cylinder pipe.

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    Fig. Master cylinder

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  13. Remove the clutch master cylinder nuts.
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  15. Remove the clutch master cylinder.
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To install:

  1. Install the clutch master cylinder and clutch master cylinder nuts.
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  3. Tighten the clutch master cylinder nuts to 16 ft lbs. (22 Nm)
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  5. Install the master cylinder pipe.
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  7. Connect the master cylinder hose.
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  9. Connect the hose clamp on the master cylinder.

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    Fig. Master cylinder and feed hose

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  11. Install the push rod fixing pin and push rod.
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  13. Install the locking clip.
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  15. Bleed the air.
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  17. Adjust the clutch pedal.
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  19. Fill the reservoir with clutch/brake fluid up to the proper level.
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