Land Cruiser

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

Problem Description and Possible Solution

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.

Problem Data
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Average mileage: 166,000 (142,000–206,000)
4 model years affected: 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998
8 people reported this problem
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ABS light came on along with constant alarm while engine is on.
The parking brake light also stays on after parking brake is released.
Mechanic says I need an entire new master cylinder assembly, including pump, reservoir, and computer.