Asked Nov 18, 2019

What is the purpose of the master cylinder vent port


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A master cylinder is a mechanical device which is used in hydraulic braking system to generate and supply hydraulic pressure to the wheel cylinders during braking operation. Master cylinder is a control device that converts force into hydraulic pressure.

Step 2

Inside the master cylinder are there two chambers and two pistons, the primary and secondary. Rubber seals around the pistons keep stopped the fluid in the prima...


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Replenishing Ports Vent Port Pushrod Primary piston Secondary piston


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