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Master cylinder reservoir

REMOVAL

(1) Remove reservoir cap and empty fluid into drain container.

(2) Remove pins that retain reservoir to master cylinder. Use hammer and pin punch to remove pins (Fig. 40).

Fig. 40 Reservoir Retaining Pins
Fig. 40 Reservoir Retaining Pins

1 - PIN PUNCH
2 - RESERVOIR
3 - BODY
4 - ROLL PINS

(3) Clamp cylinder body in vise with brass protective jaws.

(4) Loosen reservoir from grommets with pry tool (Fig. 41).

Fig. 41 Loosening Reservoir
Fig. 41 Loosening Reservoir

1 - PRYTOOL
2 - RESERVOIR
3 - GROMMET
4 - MASTER CYLINDER BODY

(5) Remove reservoir by rocking it to one side and pulling free of grommets (Fig. 42).

Fig. 42 Reservoir Removal
Fig. 42 Reservoir Removal

1 - RESERVOIR
2 - GROMMETS

(6) Remove old grommets from cylinder body (Fig.

43).

INSTALLATION

CAUTION: Do not use any type of tool to install the grommets. Tools may cut, or tear the grommets creating a leak problem after installation. Install the grommets using finger pressure only.

Fig. 43 Grommet Removal
Fig. 43 Grommet Removal

1 - MASTER CYLINDER BODY
2 - GROMMETS

(1) Lubricate new grommets with clean brake fluid and Install new grommets in cylinder body (Fig. 44).

Use finger pressure to install and seat grommets.

Fig. 44 Grommet Installation
Fig. 44 Grommet Installation

1 - WORK NEW GROMMETS INTO PLACE USING FINGER PRESSURE ONLY

(2) Start reservoir in grommets. Then rock reservoir back and forth while pressing downward to seat it in grommets.

(3) Install pins that retain reservoir to cylinder body.

(4) Fill and bleed master cylinder on bench before installation in vehicle.

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