Throw Out Bearing - Secondary Cylinder Replacement
- Complete tool set
- Shop towels
- Protective eyewear and gloves
- Replacement throw out bearing
Throw Out Bearing and Secondary Cylinder Step 3 - Locate the bearing/secondary cylinder mounting bolts and remove.
Remove Throw Out Bearing Mounting Bolts Step 4 - After removing the bolts, grasp the bearing firmly and pull outward to remove, (Note: Remove any plastic clips needed).
Remove Throw Out Bearing Step 5 - Match the new throw out bearing/secondary cylinder to the old unit, the should match identically.
New Throw Out Bearing Step 6 - Gently slide the new bearing cylinder over the transmission input shaft/bearing retainer, on older models, (clutch fork and throw out bearing), use a small amount of grease to the lube the bearing retainer/slide before installation.
Installing New Throw out Bearing - Secondary Cylinder Step 7 - Reinstall the bearing/cylinder mounting bolts by hand to avoid cross threading.
Reinstalling Throw Out Bearing Secondary Cylinder Mounting Bolts Step 8 - Using a socket and ratchet evenly tighten the mounting bolts, reinstall any plastic clips that were removed in the process, the new bearing and cylinder is ready for use.
Tighten Throw Out Bearing Secondary Cylinder Mounting Bolts Step 9 - After the transmission has been reinstalled, locate the clutch fluid reservoir and refill. (Note: Some vehicles use the brake master to supply fluid to the primary clutch cylinder.)
Refill Clutch Fluid Reservoir Step 10 - Most hydraulic clutch systems are self bleeding, pump the clutch pedal until normal pedal operation returns.
Pump Clutch Pedal Helpful Information While the engine is running, with the transmission in natural, if when the clutch pedal is depressed an abnormal noise is heard, the throw out bearing has failed.