Toyota Cressida/Corona/Crown/MarkII 1970-1982 Repair Guide

Master Cylinder

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REMOVAL & INSTALLATION





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Fig. Fig. 1 Exploded view of a typical clutch master cylinder-1970-71 Corona shown

  1. Remove the clevis pin.
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  3. Detach the hydraulic line from the tube.
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WARNING
Do not spill brake fluid on the painted surfaces of the vehicle.

  1. Unfasten the bolts which secure the master cylinder to the firewall. Withdraw the assembly.
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  3. Installation is the reverse of removal. Bleed the system as detailed following. Adjust the clutch pedal height and free-play as previously detailed.
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OVERHAUL



  1. Clamp the master cylinder body in a vise with soft jaws.
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  3. Separate the reservoir assembly from the master cylinder.
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  5. Remove the snapring and remove the pushrod/piston assembly.
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  7. Inspect all of the parts and replace any which are worn or defective.
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Honing of the cylinder may be necessary to smooth pitting.

To install:

  1. Coat all parts with clean brake fluid, prior to assembly.
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  3. Install the piston assembly in the cylinder bore.
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  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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