For Vehicle Specific Car Brake Repair Procedures, Get the entire Auto Repair Manuals. You can gain full on-line access to the same software that the dealers use for just $16.99 that cover repair of your entire vehicle. You can see step by step procedures on replacing brakes, bleeding procedures and more. Check it out. In this section you will find complete step by step instructions for properly replacing the Master Cylinder. The photographical examples are actual photos taken during a Brake Master Cylinder Replacement.

Brake pedal goes to floor when pressed and will not pump up

  1. Check the brake hydraulic fluid level and inspect the fluid lines and seals for leakage. Repair or replace leaking components, then bleed and flush the brake system using fresh brake fluid that meets the manufacturer's recommended standards.
  2. Check the brake fluid level. Inspect the brake fluid level and brake hydraulic seals. If the fluid level is ok, and the brake hydraulic system is free of hydraulic leaks, replace the brake master cylinder, then bleed and flush the brake system using fresh brake fluid that meets the manufacturer's recommended standards.
vacuum brake booster

Remove the brake lines from the side of the master cylinder assembly.

Vacuum Brake Booster Removal

Remove the two nuts and bracket from the 2 master cylinder mounting studs.

Remove brake master cylinder.

Bench Bleed New master Cylinder as instruction indicate.

Install master cylinder in reverse order.

Bleed Brakes if master cylinder reservoir was empty when removed.

Test Operation

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