REMOVAL & INSTALLATION
- Disconnect the negative battery terminal. Remove the ABS control relay and front suspension brace, if equipped and necessary for clearance.
- Wipe off and remove the reservoir tank cap. Draw the fluid from the master cylinder with a syringe.
- Disconnect the clutch line tube fitting, using a line wrench.
- Remove the lower instrument panel finish panel and disconnect the air duct from the panel.
- Remove the clip and clevis pin with the spring washer.
- Remove the mounting nuts and remove the master cylinder.
- Install the master cylinder and tighten the mounting nuts to 9 ft. lbs. (13 Nm).
- Connect the clutch line tube and tighten the fitting to 11 ft. lbs. (15 Nm).
- Reverse the remaining removal procedures to complete installation. Bleed the clutch system. Connect the negative battery terminal and test drive the vehicle.
- Remove the clutch master cylinder, clamp perpendicularly in a soft jaw vise (so that bore is not squeezed) and remove the reservoir by removing the bolt, or pin with a punch.
- Peel back the rubber boot and remove the snapring with snapring pliers.
- Pull out the pushrod.
- Apply low-pressure compressed air into the clutch line tube fitting and remove the piston. Wear eye protection.
- Inspect the master cylinder bore for scoring or corrosion. Clean the bore or replace the master cylinder as necessary.
- Coat the piston with lithium soap base glycol grease.
- Install the pushrod assembly with the snapring.
- Install the reservoir tank and torque to 18 ft. lbs. (25 Nm) or drive in the slotted spring pin with a pin punch and hammer.
- Install the clutch master cylinder.
- Fill the reservoir with brake fluid and bleed the clutch system as described in this Section. Install the cap.
- Check for leaks and test drive the vehicle.