Troubleshooting Master Cylinders?

Answer 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 »

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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 »

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.

Types of Brake Master Cylinders?

Hydraulic systems are comprised of three basic parts: a master cylinder (piston) that pushes fluid through the lines, the lines that carry the fluid and a slave cylinder that moves when fluid press... Read More »

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 »