Replacing clutch cylinders is mainly associated with such defects:

  • - clutch does not disengage (pedal fails);
  • - fluid leak from the cylinder;
  • - the clutch slips (the piston of the cylinder slowly returns to its original position due to the swelling of the cuff).

Removing the hydraulic master cylinder

We drain the working fluid from the hydraulic drive (see Bleeding the clutch hydraulic drive and replacing the working fluid in the gazelle).

How to replace Gazelle clutch master and slave cylinder

Use the “12” key to unscrew the tube fitting from the master cylinder.

How to replace Gazelle clutch master and slave cylinder

Under the dashboard, holding the rod axis with the “19” key, unscrew the nut with the “17” key

How to replace Gazelle clutch master and slave cylinder

And take out the stem axis

How to replace Gazelle clutch master and slave cylinder

Remove plastic bushings

How to replace Gazelle clutch master and slave cylinder

With the “13” key, we unscrew the two nuts securing the master cylinder.

How to replace Gazelle clutch master and slave cylinder

Remove the hydraulic master cylinder.

How to replace Gazelle clutch master and slave cylinder

To adjust the position of the clutch pedal and ensure its stroke is within 145–160 mm, and the stroke of the operating cylinder is at least 14 mm, loosen the locknut with a large screwdriver and a “13” wrench

After that, we reduce or increase the length of the cylinder rod by turning or wrapping the eye.

Having tightened the locknut, install the hydraulic drive master cylinder in reverse order.

Lubricate plastic bushings with any grease

Removing the working cylinder of the hydraulic actuator

Drain the working fluid from the hydraulic drive.

How to replace Gazelle clutch master and slave cylinder

Using the “17” key, we loosen the tightening of the tip of the hydraulic drive hose.

How to replace Gazelle clutch master and slave cylinder

Using a key or a “12” head, unscrew the two bolts and disconnect the slave cylinder from the clutch housing.

How to replace Gazelle clutch master and slave cylinder

Rotating the cylinder around the axis, remove it from the threaded part of the hose end.

How to replace Gazelle clutch master and slave cylinder

There is a copper sealing washer under the tip.

Replace the copper washer to ensure the tightness of the hydraulic drive

Install the cylinder in the reverse order, making sure that the clutch release fork has not moved from the support.

Fill in fresh working fluid and pump the hydraulic drive.

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