Does Moving the Piston Bleed Both Ports of the Brake's Master Cylinder?

Answer The use of hydraulic force for brake application was a major improvement over mechanical systems employed at the dawn of automotive history. Reduced brake pedal effort and more uniform applications... Read More »

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How to Bleed Off & Set a Single Piston Master Brake Cylinder?

Brake systems work using hydraulic fluid. When the driver presses down on the brake pedal, the pressure change moves a piston in the master brake cylinder. The pressure change forces brake fluid in... Read More »

How Can I Bleed the Brakes After Changing the Master Cylinder on a 1997 Jeep?

1997 Jeeps, regardless of model, use power brakes. The power brake system allows you to press a pedal into the power booster adding to the stopping power, which compresses the piston in the master ... Read More »

How to Convert to a Dual Piston Master Cylinder on a 1955 Ford?

The brake system on a 1955 Ford was a single circuit hydraulic brake system. In a single line system, if a leak occurred the brakes on all four wheels would fail. Stopping ability in such a case de... Read More »

How to Bleed Air Out of a Master Cylinder?

Any time you are working on your vehicle's brake system, you must remove any air trapped within the system so the brakes work properly. This is especially true if you have removed and are re-instal... Read More »