The answer is too involved to answer here. Buy a repair manual ($12) at most auto parts stores. There you will find detailed instructions.
No you don't have to drop the transmission in order to replace the slave cylinder, but be careful because it can easily be stripped.
It depends on where the slave cylinder is located. If it is inside the bell housing you will have to remove the transmission.
Your local Nissan dealership can give you detailed instructions regarding the replacement of your starter. The detailed instructions can also be obtained from most auto-parts stores.
According to the manufacturers instructions.
To replace the slave cylinder on this vehicle you will have to remove the drive shaft and then the transmission. The slave cylinder will be bolted to the inside of the bellhousing. The transmission is very heavy so be very careful.
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how do i replace the maser cylinder on a 1995 GMC Sierra
Yo have to remove the transmission.
you have to pull the transmission
Remove the transmission to excess the inturnal slave cylinder
The transmission has to be removed to gain access to the clutch slave cylinder.