Master Cylinder Specs?

Answer Master cylinders are comprised of few parts but serve an important purpose. The device uses friction to convert motion into pressure. Problems with the master cylinder are not always detected qui... Read More »

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Pinto Master Cylinder Specs?

The Ford Pinto was introduced to the United States automotive market in 1970. The car was initially available as a two-door coupe. The line expanded to include wagon and hatchback models. The Pi... Read More »

A Master Cylinder Vs. a Slave Cylinder?

The master and slave cylinder relationship is about what you'd expect from the names; a master tells the slave to push or pull out, and the slave does what it's told. All hydraulic systems work on ... Read More »

What Is a Master Cylinder?

A master cylinder is a device that converts the motion of a lever or pedal into hydraulic pressure. Master cylinders are commonly used to control a vehicle's clutch or brake systems and can be fou... Read More »

How to Tell If a Master Cylinder Is Bad?

The master cylinder on your vehicle is the component that distributes and pressurizes the hydraulic brake fluid that causes your brakes to react when you step on the brake pedal. A bad master cylin... Read More »