Clutch Slave Cylinder Replacement (5MT)

Clutch Slave Cylinder Replacement


1.Write down the frequencies for the radio's preset buttons. Disconnect the negative (-) cable first, then the positive (+) cable from the battery. Remove the battery.

2.Remove the air cleaner housing.

3.Remove the battery tray.


4.Remove the mounting bolts (A) and the slave cylinder (B).


5.Remove the roll pins (C). Disconnect the clutch line (D), and remove the O-ring (E). Plug the end of the clutch line with a shop towel to prevent brake fluid from coming out.

6.Install the slave cylinder in the reverse order of removal. Install a new O-ring (A).


7.Pull the boot (B) back, and apply brake assembly lube to the boot and slave cylinder rod (C). Reinstall the boot.

8.Apply Urea Grease UM264 (P/N 41211-PY5-305) to the push rod of the slave cylinder. Tighten the slave cylinder mounting bolts to 22 N· m (2.2 kgf·m, 16 lbf·ft).

9.Bleed the clutch hydraulic system.

  • Attach a hose to the bleeder screw (A), and suspended the hose in a container of brake fluid.
  • Make sure there is an adequate supply of fluid at the clutch master cylinder, then slowly pump the clutch pedal until no more bubbles appear at the bleeder hose.
  • Tighten the bleed screw to 8 N·m (0.8 kgf·m, 5.8 lbf·ft); do not overtighten it.
  • Refill the clutch master cylinder with fluid when done.
  • Always use only Genuine Honda DOT 3 or 4 brake fluid.