CLUTCH MASTER CYLINDER
Revision: October 2006 2006 Maxima
6. Attach clevis and clevis pin to clutch pedal.
7. Attach snap pin to clevis pin.
8. Inspect and adjust the clutch pedal and bleed the air from the clutch hydraulic system. Refer to CL-6, "
vehicle Inspection and Adjustment" and CL-7, "Air Bleeding Procedure" .
Removal and Installation of Clutch Reservoir Tank
1. Drain the brake fluid from the clutch hydraulic system.
Do not splash brake fluid on painted areas; it may cause paint damage. If brake fluid is splashed
on painted areas, wash it away with water immediately.
2. Remove the clamp, then remove the hose from the clutch reservoir tank.
3. Remove the clutch reservoir tank to bracket nuts, then remove the clutch reservoir tank from the vehicle.
1. Install the clutch reservoir tank and nuts to the bracket and hand-tighten.
2. Install the hose and clamp to the clutch reservoir tank.
3. Tighten the clutch reservoir tank nuts to specified torque.
Disassembly and Assembly
1. Loosen the push rod lock nut "A" to remove clevis and lock nut
Clutch pedal height is controlled with position of clevis and
2. Remove pin and nipple from cylinder body.
3. Remove the dust cover.
4. Remove the stopper ring and stopper, and remove the push rod
from the cylinder body. During removal, keep the push rod
depressed, to prevent the piston inside the master cylinder from
5. Remove the piston assembly and return spring from the cylinder body.
INSPECTION AFTER DISASSEMBLY
Inspect for the following, and replace parts as necessary.
? Damage, wear, rust, and pinholes on the cylinder inner wall
? Damage and deformation of the reservoir tank
? Weak spring
? Crack and deformation of the dust cover
Clutch line flare nut : 15 - 18 N·m (1.5 ? 1.8 kg-m, 11 ? 13 ft-lb)
Reservoir tank bracket bolts : 5.1 ? 6.5 N·m (0.52 ? 0.66 kg-m, 46 ? 57 in-lb)
Reservoir tank to bracket nuts : 2.9 ? 5.9 N·m (0.3 ? 0.6 kg-m, 26 ? 52 in-lb)