Thursday, March 8, 2012

Replace Ford Explorer Slave Cylinder?


Slave (Actuator) Cylinder
REMOVAL & INSTALLATION Procedure will work for
Lincoln Aviator, Ford Explorer, Exp Sport, Exp Sport-Trac, Mercury Mountaineer 2000-2005.

The instructions with proper details is follows :----


Removal & Installation



  1. Before servicing the vehicle, please familiarize yourself with safety procedures.
  2. Remove the transmission.
    NOTE
    Inspect the clutch housing for traces of fluid. If brake fluid is visible, install a new clutch slave cylinder.
  3. Remove the bolts. Remove the clutch slave cylinder.
  4. Inspect the clutch slave cylinder for the following:
    CAUTION
    The clutch release hub and bearing is pre-lubricated and should not be cleaned with solvent. The clutch release hub and bearing are replaced as an assembly. Do not disassemble for inspection or replacement.



    Worn or damaged boot.
    Leaking fluid.
    Contract and return smoothly.
  5. Inspect the clutch release bearing as follows:

    Rotate the outer race while applying pressure. If the bearing rotation is rough, install a new clutch slave cylinder.
    Inspect for wear or damage.
    If wear pattern is continuous (not segmented) and the wear appears to be deep in bearing face, install a new clutch slave cylinder.
To install:
  1. Installation is the reverse of the removal procedure.
  2. Observe the following tightening torques:

  3. Position the clutch slave cylinder to the transmission and install the bolts.
    1. Tightening torque 9 ft. lbs. (12 Nm).
  4. Bleed the clutch hydraulic system.
  1. Before servicing the vehicle, please familiarize yourself with safety procedures.
  2. Remove the transmission.
    NOTE
    Inspect the clutch housing for traces of fluid. If brake fluid is visible, install a new clutch slave cylinder.
  3. Remove the bolts. Remove the clutch slave cylinder.
  4. Inspect the clutch slave cylinder for the following:
    1. Worn or damaged boot.
    2. Leaking fluid.
    3. Worn or damaged bearing.
  5. Inspect the clutch release bearing as follows:
    1. Rotate the outer race while applying pressure. If the bearing rotation is rough, install a new clutch slave cylinder.
    2. Inspect for wear or damage.
To install:
  1. Installation is the reverse of the removal procedure.
  2. Position the clutch slave cylinder to the transmission and install the bolts.
    1. Tightening torque 15 ft. lbs. (20 Nm).
  3. Install the transmission.
  4. Depress and release the clutch pedal five full strokes.

This will help.
Thanks.




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