Toyota Celica/Supra 1971-1985 Repair Guide

Master Cylinder

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REMOVAL & INSTALLATION



See Figures 1 and 2



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Fig. Fig. 1: To separate the pushrod (1) from the clutch pedal (3), remove the clevis pin (2)



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Fig. Fig. 2: Exploded view of the disassembled clutch master cylinder


WARNING
Do not spill brake fluid on the painted surfaces of the vehicle.

  1. Remove the clevis pin.
  2.  
  3. Detach the hydraulic line from the tube.
  4.  
  5. Unfasten the bolts which secure the master cylinder to the fire wall. Withdraw the assembly.
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  7. Installation is performed in the reverse order of removal. Bleed the system as detailed following. Adjust the clutch pedal height and free-play as previously detailed.
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OVERHAUL



Overhaul and assemble the master cylinder only in a clean working area.

  1. Clamp the master cylinder body in a vise with soft jaws.
  2.  
  3. Separate the reservoir assembly from the master cylinder.
  4.  
  5. Remove the snapring and remove the pushrod/piston assembly.
  6.  
  7. Inspect all of the parts and replace nay which are worn or defective.
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To assemble:
  1. Coat all parts with clean brake fluid, prior to assembly.
  2.  
  3. Install the piston assembly in the cylinder bore.
  4.  
  5. Fit the pushrod over the washer and secure them with the snapring.
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  7. Install the reservoir.
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