Toyota Corolla 1970-1987 Repair Guide

ADJUSTMENTS

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PEDAL HEIGHT



See Figures 1, 2 and 3

Adjust the pedal height to the specifications given in the chart, by rotating the pedal stop (nut).



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Fig. Fig. 1: Clutch pedal height specifications chart



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Fig. Fig. 2: Clutch pedal adjusting points-all except 1200 model



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Fig. Fig. 3: Clutch pedal adjusting points-1200 model

FREE-PLAY



See Figures 4, 5 and 6

Corolla 1200
  1. Pull on the clutch release cable at the clutch support flange until a resistance is felt when the release bearing contacts the clutch diaphragm spring.
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  3. Holding the cable in this position measure the distance between the E-ring and the end of the wire support flange. The distance should be 5-6 threads.
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  5. If adjustment is required, change the position of the E-ring.
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  7. After completing the adjustment, check the clutch pedal free-play which should be 0.8-1.4 in. (20-36mm) after the pedal is depressed several times.
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Fig. Fig. 4: Adjusting the clutch release cable-1200 model



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Fig. Fig. 5: Specification chart for clutch pedal free-play



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Fig. Fig. 6: Release cylinder free-play is the distance between the arrows

Except Corolla 1200
  1. Adjust the clearance between the master cylinder piston and the pushrod to the specifications given in the Clutch Pedal Free-Play Adjustment chart. Loosen the pushrod locknut and rotate the pushrod while depressing the clutch pedal lightly with your finger.
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  3. Tighten the locknut when finished with the adjustment.
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  5. Adjust the release cylinder free-play by loosening the release cylinder pushrod locknut and rotating the pushrod, if necessary.
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  7. Measure the clutch pedal free-play after performing the above adjustments. If it fails to fall within specifications, repeat Steps 1-3 until it does.
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