How to Bleed the Master Cylinder?

Answer An essential piece of equipment on passenger vehicles that needs regular tuneups is the braking system. The braking system of your car is operated by the master cylinder. A master cylinder is a dev... Read More »

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How to Bleed a GM Master Cylinder?

As you depress the brake pedal, the master cylinder on your GM model forces brake fluid and develops pressure in the brake lines and hoses to help you slow or stop the vehicle. But wear and parts f... 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 »

How to Bleed a New Master Cylinder on an Astro Van?

When you change a brake master cylinder on a Chevy Astro van or any other vehicle, it will cause air to get in the hydraulic system that you must bleed out. You can speed up the process of removing... Read More »

How to Bleed the Master Cylinder in an Air-Cooled VW Bug?

VW bug brakes use a hydraulic system that relies on pressure changes. When the brake pedal is depressed, the piston in the master cylinder forces brake fluid into the lines that run to the brakes. ... Read More »