Volkswagen Golf/Jetta/Cabriole 1990-1999

Master Cylinder

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REMOVAL & INSTALLATION





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Fig. View of the brake/clutch master cylinder

  1. Remove the negative battery cable.
  2.  
  3. Detach the brake line from the master cylinder.
  4.  
  5. Cap off the open line.
  6.  
  7. Detach and cap off the supply line at the master cylinder.
  8.  
  9. Disconnect the relay plate from the left retainer.
  10.  
  11. Detach the pedal cluster protective plate.
  12.  
  13. Detach the master cylinder push rod from the pedal cluster.
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  15. Remove the mounting bracket support.
  16.  
  17. Remove the master cylinder.
  18.  

To install:

  1. Installation is the reverse of removal.
  2.  
  3. Do not forget to install the retainer on the master cylinder push rod.
  4.  
  5. Engage the retainer by depressing the clutch pedal
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  7. Thoroughly bleed the clutch master cylinder
  8.  

 
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