Toyota Pick-ups/Land Cruiser/4Runner 1989-1996

Slave Cylinder

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REMOVAL & INSTALLATION



See Figure 1

  1. Jack up the front of the truck and support it on jackstands.
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  3. Remove the tension spring on the clutch fork.
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  5. Remove the hydraulic line from the slave cylinder. Be careful not to damage the fitting.
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Fig. Fig. 1: Exploded view of the clutch slave cylinder

  1. Remove the mounting bolts and withdraw the cylinder.
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To install:
  1. Place the cylinder in position, then install the bolts. Tighten to 9 ft. lbs. (13 Nm).
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  3. Install the hydraulic line from the master cylinder.
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  5. Bleed the system.
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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.


WARNING
Do not spill brake fluid on the bodywork of the vehicle; it will destroy the paint. If fluid is spilled, immediately wash the surface with plenty of clean water.

  1. Fill the master cylinder reservoir with brake fluid.
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  3. Remove the cap on the bleeder screw on the clutch slave cylinder. Install a clear vinyl hose on the fitting; place the other end submerged in a clear glass jar partially filled with brake fluid.
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  5. Have an assistant pump the clutch pedal slowly several times. After several pumps, hold the pedal down and open the bleeder, allowing fluid to flow into the jar. Close the bleeder valve almost immediately after opening it. Release the pedal only after the bleeder is closed.
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  7. Repeat the process until the fluid in the hose contains no air bubbles. tube. When there are no more air bubbles in the system, tighten the plug fully with the pedal depressed. Replace the plastic cap.
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  9. Fill the clutch master cylinder reservoir to the correct level with brake fluid.
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  11. Check the system for leaks.
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