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Symptoms of a bad or failing brake master cylinder

Here's what you should be looking out for

The brake master cylinder is one of the most important components found on modern car braking systems.

Porsche tech rep says carbon brakes are not the best for track use

PCCB system best for 'people who don't like cleaning their wheels'

PCCB system best for 'people who don't like cleaning their wheels.'

Bosch's new brakes last longer, keep wheels clean and reduce emissions

They get a neat chrome finish, too.

The cost is still a little high.

How Much it Costs When You Ignore Basic Car Care

No matter where or how you drive, you’re going to need to maintain your car to keep it running safely and efficiently.

How to Replace a Vacuum Brake Booster

The vacuum brake booster is located between the brake master cylinder and the firewall.

How to Replace an Electronic Brake Control Module (EBCM)

Safety is arguably the most important consumer attribute in new car sales these days.

How Bad Driving Prematurely Wears Out Your Car

Generally speaking, after your housing, your car is your biggest financial investment and responsibility.

How to Replace an Anti-Lock Brake System (ABS) Fuse or Relay on Most Cars

Most modern vehicles are equipped with an anti-lock braking system (ABS).

How to Replace a Vacuum Brake Booster Check Valve

t require much tightening but just needs to be snug tight.

How to Replace a Proportioning Valve

There are many different valves used in the conversion from drum brakes to disc brakes and in brake systems in general.

How to Change Front Brake Pads

Having good brake pads on your vehicle is important.

How to Replace a Power Brake Booster

The brake booster provides power assistance during braking.

How to Replace a Car Combination Valve

A combination valve provides everything you need to balance your brake system in one compact unit.

How to Replace an ABS Control Module

An ABS module actually consists of three components — the electrical module with electrical solenoids, the brake line block, and the pump motor that builds pressures in the brake lines to be used during ABS braking situations.

What Does the Brake System (Hand Brake, Parking Brake) Warning Light Mean?

There are 2 main types of warning lights for the brake system.

How to Replace a Brake Booster Vacuum Sensor

The brake booster vacuum pressure sensor is found in most vehicles equipped with an electric or engine-driven vacuum pump.

How to Replace an Anti-Lock Brake Pressure Switch on Most Modern Cars

Most modern vehicles are equipped with an anti-lock braking system (ABS).

How to Service Parking Brake Shoes

The parking brake assembly is a mechanical system that is mainly used to lock the rear wheels in position and keep the vehicle steady while not in use.

How to Flush Car Brake Fluid

The brake system is one of the most critical systems in any vehicle.

How to Stop on a Slippery Road Without Anti-Lock Brakes (ABS)

Driving on a slippery road adds a level of difficulty that can be tricky for even the most experienced of drivers to handle.

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