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What is the purpose of the master cylinder replenish ing port?

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The purpose of master cylinder vent port.

Explanation

A master cylinder is a device used in the hydraulic braking system to generate and supply hydraulic pressure to the wheel cylinders during the braking operation. It changes the driving mechanical pressure onto the pedal into the hydraulic force of the brakes. It also helps in controlling the pressure of the fluid into the entire system.

In master cylinder assembly, two pistons that work in tandem comprised in a single unit to apply pressure during braking. The piston assembly at the rear is termed as primary while at front is termed as a secondary piston. The assembly also has two ports inside it...

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