Easy step by step guide on how to replace an automotive brake wheel cylinder,
though appearances may vary this information pertains to most vehicles.
Difficulty Level - 4 of 10
Tools and Supplies Needed
Begin with the vehicle lifted enough to access the brakes while using jack stands
for safety and wearing protective eyewear and gloves.
CAUTION: Brake fluid is corrosive, use caution when handling.
Step 1 - After the brake shoes have been removed from the backing plate,
the wheel cylinder is now ready to be replaced. Please visit our
brake shoe removal guide for further instructions.