Brake Master Cylinder May Need Replacing at 125,000 Miles on Toyota Camry

At 125,000-150,000 miles, the Brake Master Cylinder may need replacing. When replacing the master cylinder, it is critical to adjust the brake pedal to master cylinder pushrod clearance or the brakes can drag and overheat.

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Average mileage: 152,400 (119,000–195,000)
5 model years affected: 1995, 1996, 1997, 2001, more2008
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at complete stop brake pedal starts to decine lost of presure have to pump it up
2008 Toyota Camry 130,000 mi,
brake booster and master cylinder replaced.
1995 Toyota Camry 195,000 mi,
replaced brake master cylinder
2001 Toyota Camry 168,000 mi,
Brakes overheat and squishy petal
2008 Toyota Camry 119,000 mi,
Loss of pressure when breaks are depressed. Have to pump breaks to stop