Nissan Maxima Service and Repair Manual: Brake master cylinder

Exploded View

Nissan Maxima. Exploded View

  1. Reservoir cap
  2. Oil strainer (blue)
  3. Master cylinder assembly
  4. Brake fluid level switch harness connector
  5. O-ring
  6.  PBC (Poly Butyl Cuprysil) grease or silicone-based grease

Removal and Installation

CAUTION:

  • Do not to splash brake fluid on painted areas; it may cause paint damage. If brake fluid is splashed on painted areas, wash it away with water immediately.
  • Refill with new brake fluid.
  • Do not reuse drained brake fluid.

NOTE: When removing components such as hoses, tubes/lines, etc., cap or plug openings to prevent fluid from spilling.

REMOVAL

  1. Remove the engine room cover. Refer to EM-23, "Removal and Installation".
  2. Remove the air cleaner and air duct. Refer to EM-24, "Removal and Installation".
  3. Disconnect the harness connector from the brake fluid level switch.
  4. Disconnect master cylinder brake tubes, using a suitable tool.
  5. Remove master cylinder nuts.
  6. Remove master cylinder assembly and O-ring.

CAUTION: Do not reuse O-ring.

INSTALLATION

Installation is in the reverse order of removal.

Nissan Maxima. INSTALLATION

  • Apply silicone grease to brake booster at position (A) as shown, be sure the O-ring is in proper position when installing master cylinder to brake booster.
    CAUTION
    : Do not reuse O-ring.
  • Tighten brake tube flare nut to the specified torque using a suitable tool. Refer to BR-20, "Hydraulic Circuit".
  • Refill the brake hydraulic system with new brake fluid and bleed air. Refer to BR-16, "Bleeding Brake System".
  • If necessary, adjust the brake booster input rod length. Refer to BR-46, "Brake Booster".
    Brake tube and hose

    Brake booster