WHAT FUNCTION DOES THE WHEEL CYLINDER PERFORM IN THE BRAKING SYSTEM?

  • Tiny
  • isishandy
  • 2008 Cadillac Seville
  • 25 miles

What function does the wheel cylinder perform in the braking system?

Monday, February 20th, 2012 AT 4:38 PM

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  • Tiny
  • hmac300
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  • 41,610 posts

It is hydraulically activated by the master cylinder and applies the brake lining to the drum or disc depending on what system you have.

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Monday, February 20th, 2012 AT 5:01 PM
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  • cadieman
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The rear wheel cylinders were known for leaking dont rebuild replace.

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Tuesday, February 21st, 2012 AT 1:05 AM

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