Toyota Celica, Corolla, ECHO & MR2 1999-05

Master Cylinder

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Removal & Installation



A syringe, container and shop rags are needed to aid in master cylinder replacement.



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Fig. Exploded view of the clutch master cylinder

  1. Draw the fluid from the master cylinder out with a syringe.
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A turkey baster can substitute for a syringe to remove the fluid.

  1. Using a line wrench, disconnect the line leading to the clutch master cylinder.
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  3. Remove the clip and clevis pin.
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  5. Loosen the mounting nuts and pull the unit out. Discard the gasket.
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To install:

  1. Insert the master cylinder and secure the clip and clevis pin.
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  3. Tighten the mounting nuts to 8 ft. lbs. (12 Nm).
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  5. Attach the clutch line and tighten to 11 ft. lbs. (15 Nm).
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  7. Add fluid to the master cylinder and bleed the system.
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  9. Test the clutch system.
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  1. Drain the clutch fluid.
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  3. Remove the brake master cylinder subassembly.
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  5. Remove the brake booster assembly.
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  7. Loosen the clip and disconnect the clutch reservoir tube from the clutch master cylinder assembly. Use a container to catch the fluid.
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  9. Disconnect the clutch reservoir tube.
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  11. Disconnect the flexible hose tube and the clutch master cylinder. Use a container to catch the fluid.
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  13. Remove the clutch pedal spring.
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  15. Remove the clutch master cylinder push rod clevis with hole pin.
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  17. Remove the two nuts and clutch master cylinder assembly.
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To install:

  1. Installation is the reverse of removal.
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