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Brake Master Cylinder problems of the 1998 Chevrolet Silverado



Four problems related to brake master cylinder have been reported for the 1998 Chevrolet Silverado.

car   Brake Master Cylinder problem 1
Failure Date: 02/01/2001

Around 45 mph there is intermittent brake failure. When applying brakes vehicle starts to slow down. Then, braking action stops, pedal feels spongy. Vehicle taken to dealer 3-4 times, master cylinder was replaced, did not remedy the problem.

car   Brake Master Cylinder problem 2
Failure Date: 06/01/1998

Brakes-master cylinder.

car   Brake Master Cylinder problem 3

When the brakes are applied the light comes on, vehicle pulsates and vibrates . Dealer has replaced the master cylinder /pads, and reserfaced the rotors . Manufacturer has been notified.

car   Brake Master Cylinder problem 4

When the brakes are applied they become spongy and weak. The pedal goes to the floor , resulting in extended stopping distance. Has had the master cylinder and the brake pads, and various other parts of the brake system replaced twice. The manufacturer has been notified.