How to Replace a Master Cylinder?

Answer The master brake cylinder of your vehicle will occasionally stop working---due to age or malfunctioning parts---and then must be replaced. Generally, most cars, no matter what style, year or model,... Read More »

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How to Replace a Durango's Master Cylinder?

The Dodge Durango is equipped with a hydraulic braking system. The master cylinder contains a reservoir to hold the brake fluid. When the brake pedal is pressed, the fluid is pushed to the calipers... Read More »

How to Replace a Brake Master Cylinder?

A bad master cylinder will have one of two problems--or both. The master cylinder may be leaking or it could have a "fading pedal." Look at the master cylinder where it bolts to the firewall and se... Read More »

How to Replace a Slave Master Cylinder?

When you apply foot pressure to the clutch of your vehicle, the clutch master cylinder converts that pressure to hydraulic pressure. This hydraulic pressure is then conveyed to one or several slave... Read More »

How to Replace a Master Cylinder on a '97 Lumina?

The master cylinder on the Chevy Lumina bolts onto the brake assister, which bolts onto the driver's side of the firewall. The master cylinder has four brake lines extending from its bottom and it ... Read More »