Brake Master Cylinder Problems & Common Fault Symptoms

The Brake Master Cylinder is part of the car Braking System system. We have 3 associated problem symptoms connected to it.

We also have 8 owner problems that mention it.

3 Symptoms of Brake Master Cylinder Problems
The Latest Owner Problems

We have 8 owner submitted problems mentioning the Brake Master Cylinder .

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Brakes not working

Put new battery on van and new pads still no brakes..

1998 Vauxhall Combo 1.7
Posted: Mar 18, 2015
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Breaking fault ? goes on/off as it wants - any help please

breaking fault on dash / abs light,hand-break light,stop and service lights all come on the dash but goes back off when ...

2004 Renault Modus 1.4 16vi
Posted: Feb 13, 2015
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Excessive travel on the brake pedal

Hi All My car failed the dreaded mot with excessive travel on the brake pedal the garage has cleaned the calipers & ch...

2004 Vauxhall Signum 2.2 elegance 5dr petrol
Posted: May 25, 2012
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Vac valves

There are three valves two by the battery and one by the brake master cylinder, i think one isn't working how do i check...

2001 Vauxhall Zafira 2ltr turbo diesel
Posted: Apr 18, 2012
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The red STOP sign is on all the time, also the water temp red light is on.

When i bought the car the red warning signe saying STOP was on, the guy said it was just a lose wire !! also the red li...

1996 Peugeot 306 cabriolet 2.0
Posted: Jun 23, 2011
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Brake pedal soft

my brake pedal on the 407 is quite soft and travels quite close to the floor. I have just got the brake fluid changed to...

2004 Peugeot 407 s
Posted: Jun 10, 2011
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How much to replace Brake Master Cylinder?

I've been told this is what's wrong (the Brake Master Cylinder) as the brakes went soft, then the warning lights came on...

1999 Renault Megane 1.4 Alize
Posted: Mar 27, 2011
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55 plate Ford Focus Brake fluid container

Can anybody tell me how I top up brake fluid in a 55 plate Ford Focus. Sounds simple I know but tried everything and ca...

2005 Ford Focus 1.6 LX
Posted: Oct 2, 2010
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