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1999 Kia Sportage Clutch Slave Cylinder: Service and Repair

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Download RELEASE CYLINDER Removal To prevent loss of brake fluid during clutch slave cylinder removal, the disconnected steel hydraulic line must be plugged or directed into a suitable container. 1. Disconnect flexible hose from steel hydraulic line. NOTICE: Twisting may damage the flex hose. 2. Remove hydraulic line retainer clip. 3. Remove two bolts. Disassembly 1. Remove flexible hose, boot, and push rod. 2. Remove piston and cap assembly and return spring. 3. Remove bleeder cap, bleeder screw, and steel ball. 4. Use brake fluid to clean inner parts. Inspection After cleaning, inspect the following parts: 1. Release cylinder bore and piston for wear. 2. Weak return spring. Assembly 1. Coat the piston and cups with clean brake fluid. 2. Insert steel ball in cylinder bleeder hole and secure with bleeder screw. 3. Push bleeder cap over bleeder screw end. 4. Insert return spring and piston and cup assembly into cylinder bore. 5. With boot installed on push rod, insert rod into cylinder bore and snap boot in place. 6. Connect flexible hose to the cylinder body. Tighten flexible hose nut to 16 ft. lbs. (22 Nm). Installation 1. With cylinder push rod in clutch arm detent, attach cylinder to the transmission case with two bolts. Tighten bolts to 17 ft. lbs. (23 Nm).