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Brake Master Cylinders Replaced At Your Home Or Office In Minutes

Our mobile brake repair technicians come to your location. Available 7 days a week.

Brake Master Cylinder Replacement - Delivered

Get your brake master cylinder replaced around your schedule at your home or office.

REPAIRS AROUND YOUR SCHEDULE

Life’s busy. So why waste your time sitting at a shop? Our brake techs come to you and repair your brakes around your schedule.

TRANSPARENT, AFFORDABLE PRICING

Our upfront, no-obligation brake repair quotes are designed to give you a transparent view into your vehicle’s repair costs.

HAPPINESS GUARANTEED

Our brake techs have decades of combined experience, and all services are backed by a 24-month/24,000 mile warranty.

How Mobile Brake Master Cylinder Replacement Works

Schedule the most convenient brake service in three easy steps

Get Your Free Repair Quote

Let us know what’s going on with your brakes and we’ll send you a free, no obligation repair quote for your vehicle.

Select Your Repair Date

Select a repair date and time that works around your schedule. We pride ourselves on making it simple for you.

Enjoy Safer, Better Driving

Our brake technicians will ensure that your brakes are ready to hit the road and get you back to driving worry-free!

Brake Master Cylinder Pricing

Average Job Cost

$350 - $537

Per Axle

The average cost to replace a brake master cylinder is between $350 - $537. Price generally varies based on the type of car you have the type of auto-shop you go to. At NuBrakes, our technicians come to your office or home to do the repair. We don’t markup our parts and have minimal overhead, meaning, we provide you a convenient and low-cost repair option.

  • The type of brake shop performing the repair
  • Your vehicle’s manufacturer
  • Are other brake services also needed?

Choose The Best Brake Repair Option For You

It’s important to be in tune with your brake master cylinder options and how the type of shop will affect the pricing they offer to you. Dealerships will always be the most expensive option for brake master cylinder replacements. Traditional brick and mortar repair shops will typically provide more affordable brake repair prices than the dealership. However, mobile brake repair services, like NuBrakes, usually provide the best prices because they have significantly less operational overhead… And not to mention, a much more convenient experience… A true win-win.

Master Cylinder Replacement

Traditional Repair Shop

$249 - $589

Dealership

$319 - $719

NuBrakes

$229 - $559

Potential Savings

5% - 30%

Brake Master Cylinder FAQ

What is a brake master cylinder and how does a master cylinder work?

The brake master cylinder is the first component of the braking system that is activated when you pressing the brake pedal. Whenever you press on the brake pedal, a piston is pushed through the cylinder which forces brake fluid through all of the brake lines. In return, the pistons in the calipers will push the brake pads against the rotors (or brake shoes against the drums), which slows the wheels rotation to a shop.

What are the symptoms of a faulty brake master cylinder?

Brake Fluid Leaking: If you see or smell brake fluid beneath the hood of the vehicle, it’s likely that your brake master cylinder has sprung a leak.

Brake pedal goes to the floor: If you are not seeing any external fluid leads but your brake pedal is going to the floor, it's likely that the master cylinder has internal leaks. This feeling is often described as a ‘spongy’ brake pedal.

Brake warning light: If your brake fluid is leaking or is all the way empty, your brake warning light will illuminate (on newer vehicles). If your vehicle is older and doesn’t have a brake warning light, but you’re experiencing other symptoms on this list, you likely have a leaking brake master cylinder.

Dragging brakes: In some cases, a faulty brake master cylinder will note entirely release the brake pads which will cause your vehicle to feel as if it is dragging or resisting when you try to move forward.

How do you replace a brake master cylinder?

1. When repairing your brake master cylinder, the first thing you’ll want to do is properly identify the components of your braking system by referencing the owner’s manual. Find where the brake fluid reservoir is located

2. Remove all of the brake fluid from the master cylinder reservoir. Make sure to properly dispose of the brake fluid once it has been removed.

3. Remove the brake fluid lines. This will most easily be done using a line wrench. You may experience some excess fluid leaking from the lines when you disconnect them.

4. Detach the brake master cylinder by removing the mounting bolts and remove it by lifting it out of the holding area

5. Now it is time to install the new brake master cylinder… The first step in doing this is to bleed the new master cylinder until all of the air has been removed the internal passages. You’ll then bolt in the new master cylinder and re-attach the lines and electric fluid sensor

6. Once you have installed the new master cylinder, you’ll need to bleed all of the brake lines to each caliper/wheel. If your vehicle has an anti-lock braking system, you’ll need to actuate the ABS pump using a special scanner tool to ensure all of the air is removed from the ABS system.

7. Once all of the above steps have been completed, you’ll want to do a complete safety inspection to ensure the brake lines that were removed are not leaking anymore.

Is it safe to drive with a bad brake master cylinder?

It is not at all safe to operate your vehicle while you're experiencing a faulty brake master cylinder or any abnormalities in your braking system. If you are seeing, hearing, or feeling any signs that might indicate a need for brake repair, we recommend getting your vehicle diagnosed and repaired as soon as possible. Fortunately, with NuBrakes, our technicians can come to you, 7 days a week, to diagnose and repair your vehicle at your office or home.

THE MOST CONVENIENT WAY TO REPLACE YOUR BRAKE MASTER CYLINDER

Our mobile brake repair technicians provide top-rated, certified brake master cylinder replacements from the comfort of your home or office.

Perks of NuBrakes

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Save Up To 40% On Average

Zero Markup On Parts — Ever

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