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CHAPTER NINE
REAR MASTER CYLINDER
(1 979-1
980)
1. Cap
2. Washer
3. Diaphragm
4. Bodylreservoir
5. Gasket
6. Plug
7. Mounting bolt (2)
8. Copper washers
9. Brake hose
10. Banjo bolt
11. Spring
12. Primary cup
13. Piston
14. Secondary cup
15. Piston assembly
16. Piston stop
17. Retainer
18. Boot
19. Pushrod
20. Locknut
21. Clevis
22. Pin
23. Washer
24. Cotter pin
Installation
1. Inspect the pushrod boot on the bottom of
the master cylinder. Install a new one ifcracked
or worn.
2. Install the master cylinder on the pushrod
and pull the rubber boot up into place on the
cylinder.
3. Torque the 2 master cylinder mounting
bolts as specified in Table 4.
4.
Connect the brake lines. Use a new washer
on both sides of the banjo bolt and torque it as
specified in Table 4.
5. Bleed the brake system as described in this
chapter.
6. Adjust the rear brake; see Brake Pedal Play
in Chapter Three.
BRAKE DISCS
Inspection
It is not necessary to remove the disc from
the wheel to inspect it. Small marks on the disc
are not important, but scratches deep enough
to snag a fingernail reduce braking
effectiveness and increase pad wear.
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