Toyota Camry 1983-1996 Repair Guide

Slave Cylinder

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REMOVAL & INSTALLATION



See Figure 1

  1. Place a small plastic container under the clutch line tube fitting and disconnect it, using a line wrench.
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Fig. Fig. 1: Exploded view of the clutch slave cylinder

  1. Remove the two retaining bolts.
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  3. Pull the release cylinder from its mounting.
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To install:
  1. Install the release cylinder onto it mounting.
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  3. Install and tighten the two bolts to approximately 9 ft. lbs. (12 Nm)..
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  5. Connect and tighten the clutch line tube to 11 ft. lbs. (15 Nm)..
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  7. Fill the reservoir with brake fluid and bleed the clutch system as described in this Section.
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  9. Check for leaks.
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HYDRAULIC SYSTEM BLEEDING



If any maintenance on the clutch system was performed or the system is suspected of containing air, bleed the system. Brake fluid will remove the paint from any surface. If the brake fluid spills onto any painted surface, wash it off immediately with soap and water.

  1. Fill the clutch reservoir with brake fluid. Check the reservoir level frequently and add fluid as needed.
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  3. Connect one end of a vinyl tube to the bleeder plug and submerge the other end into a container half-filled with brake fluid.
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  5. Slowly pump the clutch pedal several times.
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  7. Have an assistant hold the clutch pedal down and loosen the bleeder plug until fluid starts to run out of the bleeder plug. You will notice air bubbles mixed in with the fluid.
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  9. Repeat Steps 2 and 3 until all the air bubbles are removed from the system.
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  11. Tighten the bleeder plug when all the air is gone.
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  13. Refill the master cylinder to the proper level as required.
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  15. Check the system for leaks.
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