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

Slave Cylinder

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REMOVAL & INSTALLATION





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Fig. Fig. 1 Exploded view of the clutch release (slave) cylinder


WARNING
Avoid spilling brake fluid on any painted surface.

  1. Raise and support the front end on jackstands.
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  3. Remove the gravel shield to gain access to the slave cylinder.
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  5. Remove the clutch fork return spring.
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  7. Disconnect the hydraulic line from the slave cylinder.
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  9. Screw the threaded end of the pushrod in.
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  11. Remove the cylinder attaching nuts and pull out the cylinder.
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  13. Installation is the reverse of removal.
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OVERHAUL



  1. Remove the pushrod and rubber boot.
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  3. Remove the piston, with cup. Don't remove the cup unless you are replacing it.
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  5. Wash all parts in clean brake fluid. Inspect all parts for wear or damage. The bore can be honed to remove minor imperfections. If it is severely pitted or scored, the cylinder must be replaced. If piston-to-bore clearance is greater than 0.006 inches, replace the unit.
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  7. Assembly is the reverse of disassembly. Coat all parts with clean brake fluid prior to assembly.
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HYDRAULIC SYSTEM BLEEDING



This operation must be performed any time the clutch master or slave cylinder has been removed, or if any of the hydraulic lines have been opened.

  1. Fill the master cylinder reservoir with brake fluid.
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WARNING
Do not spill brake fluid on the painted surfaces of the vehicle. If fluid is spilt, immediately wash the surface with plenty of clean water.

  1. Remove the cap and loosen the bleeder plug. Block the outlet hole with your finger.
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  3. Pump the clutch pedal several times, then take your finger from the hole while depressing the clutch pedal. Allow the air to flow out. Place your finger back over the hole and release the pedal.
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  5. After fluid pressure can be felt (with your finger), tighten the bleeder plug.
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  7. Fit a bleeder tube over the plug and place the other end into a clean jar half filled with brake fluid.
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  9. Depress the clutch pedal, loosen the bleeder plug with a wrench, and allow the fluid to flow into the jar.
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  11. Tighten the plug and then release the clutch pedal.
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  13. Repeat Steps 6-7 until no air bubbles are visible in the bleeder tube.
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  15. When there are no more air bubbles, tighten the plug while keeping the clutch pedal fully depressed. Replace the cap.
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  17. Fill the master cylinder to the specified level. (See ).
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  19. Check the system for leaks.
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