Buick Regal Master Cylinder
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About master cylinder
The master cylinder is mounted in front of the brake pedal, under the hood. It is the initial step in generating braking power, and regulates the operation of the individual brakes at the same time.
What is the purpose of master cylinder?
The master cylinder is often referred to as the master brake cylinder; it will convert the brake pedal pressure to the hydraulic pressure by feeding the brake fluid into the brake circuit as well as regulating this according to the mechanical power. Master brake cylinders are used in disc brakes as well as in drum brakes.
How master cylinder works?
The master brake cylinder is mounted in front of the booster brake. The reservoir would sit on top of the master cylinder and supply it with brake fluid needed for hydraulic pressure to be exerted. For health purposes, there are two hydraulic chambers inside the master cylinder. If a leak in one region of the brake system were to begin to develop, the other chamber would remain functional for emergency purposes. The booster will work on the master cylinder when you apply the car brake which would drive the pistons inside. Fluid will be drawn from the reservoir of the cylinder, and under pressure. This will then pass from the outlet ports to the brake lines on the side of the master cylinder. If the fluid is moving from there it depends on the braking mechanism of the vehicle. Many vehicles have four-wheel disc brakes, while others have front disc brakes, and back drums.