Master Brake Cylinder Problems?

Answer Your car's master cylinder is the main component that operates the hydraulic brake functions, which allows you to stop when driving. Identifying and solving the problems that the master cylinder ma... Read More »

Top Q&A For: Master Brake Cylinder Problems

How to Diagnose Brake Master Cylinder Problems?

The brake master cylinder on your vehicle is what controls the volume of fluid being forced through the brake system. As you press on the brake pedal, brake fluid is forced through steel brake line... Read More »

How to Change a Brake Master Cylinder Without Bleeding the Entire Brake System?

The brake master cylinder provides hydraulic pressure for the entire braking system. When the brake pedal is depressed, a push rod activates the master cylinder and pushes brake fluid to all four b... Read More »

How to Put in a Brake Master Cylinder?

If your brakes are feeling spongy or the pedal is going all the way to the floor, it could signal a leaking or faulty brake master cylinder, and the safety of you and your passengers could be at ri... Read More »

What is a Brake Master Cylinder?

The master cylinder converts the force a driver applies to a brake pedal into hydraulic pressure in a dual braking system. Modern cars feature a dual master cylinder which means that there is a sep... Read More »