Toyota Celica 1994-1998 Repair Guide

Slave Cylinder

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REMOVAL & INSTALLATION



See Figure 1



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Fig. Fig. 1: Exploded view of the clutch slave cylinder

The clutch slave cylinder usually located on the transaxle.

  1. Located the slave cylinder and remove the bolt and clamp.
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  3. Using a line wrench, disconnect the line from the cylinder. Have a container and rags handy to catch the spilt brake fluid.
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  5. Remove the 2 bolts and pull out the slave cylinder.
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To install:
  1. Attach the slave cylinder with the two bolts. Hand tighten the bolts.
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  3. Attach the line and tighten to 11 ft. lbs. (15 Nm).
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  5. Tighten the two bolts to 8 ft. lbs. (12 Nm) to secure the cylinder.
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  7. Attach the clamp with the bolt and secure to 43 inch lbs. (5 Nm).
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  9. Bleed the system.
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HYDRAULIC SYSTEM BLEEDING



See Figures 2 and 3

An assistant is necessary to bleed the clutch system. If any work is performed on the clutch system or is any air is suspected in the clutch lines, bleed the system of air through the bleeder plug on the slave cylinder.


WARNING
Clean, high quality brake fluid is essential to the safe and proper operation of the clutch system. You should always buy the highest quality brake fluid that is available. If the brake fluid becomes contaminated, drain and flush the system, then refill the master cylinder with new fluid. Never reuse any brake fluid. Any brake fluid that is removed from the system should be discarded. Also, do not allow any brake fluid to come in contact with a painted surface; it will damage the paint.

  1. Fill the clutch reservoir with brake fluid.
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  3. Connect a see-through vinyl tube to the bleeder plug and insert the other half of the tube into a half full container of brake fluid.
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Fig. Fig. 2: Have an assistant pump the clutch pedal several times while you loosen the bleeder plug

  1. Have an assistant, slowly pump the clutch pedal several times.
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  3. While pressing on the pedal, loosen the bleeder plug on the slave cylinder until the fluid starts to run out. Then close the plug.
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Fig. Fig. 3: When loosening the bleeder plug, allow the fluid to flow into the container until no more bubbles are seen

  1. Repeat this procedure until there are no more air bubbles in the fluid.
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