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Check engine vacuum and power brake vacuum booster. If the brakes work but just require extra effort to stop, it's a brake boost problem.

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Q: Stiff brake pedal and had the master cylinder abs replaced what could this be?
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A symptom you almost always feel is a brake pedal that will not hold. You stop, hold the brake, and the pedal will slowly move toward the floor. This is a sure sign the master cylinder is bad. A leaking master cylinder or one that sticks, is also a sign is is defective. When you replace the master cylinder replace all the brake fluid in the brake system and bleed the brakes. Moisture in the brake fluid will destroy a master cylinder and this may be why it failed.Brake fluid leaking from the master cylinder. When you stop and hold your foot on the break the brake pedal will slowly go to the floor. Either of these symptoms means your master cylinder must be replaced.


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Air in a brake line or a bad master cylinder could cause this. Bleed the brake lines if you have been working on any brake cylinder. If this happened without any warning, the master brake cylinder is probably the cause and should be replaced.


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The brake master cylinder has nothing to do with the way the car runs. It certainly wouldn't cause it to stall.....Maybe the brake booster?


Why does brake pedal go to floor on 1991 buick park avenue?

First, make sure the master cylinder is filled with brake fluid. If it is low, there may be a leak somewhere in the brake lines or a brake cylinder. If the master cylinder is bad, you can normally pump the brakes up, but the pedal will slowly sink to the floor again. The master cylinder needs to be replaced or repaired.


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Brake master cylinder repair is where someone or some body fixes the master cylinder on your brakes. It is the main line to your brake apparatus. Also the master cylinder is the container for the fluid and the piston, forming part of a device such as a hydraulic brake or clutch.


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How do you change a brake cylinder on a 1999 Galant?

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How do you change a master cylinder on a 1995 Buick Riviera?

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How do you tell when the brake master cylinder is out?

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if you syringe and/or soak the oil contaminated brake fluid out of the master cylinder resrvoir with towels, etc then you will be fine, no worries.


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