How Dual Master Cylinders Work?

Answer A master cylinder is the device in a power brake-equipped vehicle that converts the pressure the driver places onto the brake pedal into hydraulic pressure. Dual master cylinders are used on most v... Read More »

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How to Overhaul Master Cylinders?

The master cylinder is the pump that creates the pressure to be transferred to the individual wheels to stop a vehicle. The brake system is under tremendous pressure when the brake pedal is pushed... Read More »

Troubleshooting Master Cylinders?

The master cylinder stores your vehicle's brake fluid, which is used to hydraulically operate the brake system by forcing the fluid to the brakes. If the master cylinder is defective or leaking, it... Read More »

What Is the Difference Between JB6 & JB7 Master Cylinders?

The JB6 and JB7 are two of the most common brakes of the many available to GM vehicles. There are some differences in the two models that you should consider before purchasing a replacement set.

How to Identify Corvette Master Cylinders?

Master cylinders are an important part of the hydraulic system in a Corvette, playing a key role in the braking system and the clutch in a manual transmission. The master cylinder maintains pressur... Read More »