Clutch Master Cylinder

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Clutch Master Cylinder

#1 Post by Yorkshireman » Wed Nov 06, 2019 9:02 pm

I am fitting a new clutch master Cylinder on my 45. The new part includes the pipe as far as quick release coupling/valve. What I would like to know is can I just fit it, fill up the reservoir and go or do I need to do something to ensure I do not get any air trapped in the system?

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Re: Clutch Master Cylinder

#2 Post by 1234dist » Wed Nov 06, 2019 9:15 pm

You will need to pump it a number of times.

There is a video on YouTube.
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Re: Clutch Master Cylinder

#3 Post by Yorkshireman » Thu Nov 07, 2019 2:44 pm

Thanks for that - will do.I have been advised that the new part is already pre-filled so fingers crossed all will be OK.

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Re: Clutch Master Cylinder

#4 Post by Yorkshireman » Sun Nov 10, 2019 4:27 pm

All done. This job is actually easier than the Haynes manual suggests, which must be a first. Firstly, you do not need to worry about not having the special Rover tool to separate the quick release coupling on the pipe, a 17mm open ended spanner will do the job, just remember to push the release collar in, not out. Secondly, there is no need to move the ECU and rotate the reservoir when pulling it out. You can just pull it out straight, still attached to the mounting bracket then when it's out of the car simply rotate the bracket to remove it from the reservoir.

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