Brake Master Cylinder Replacement Cost

$256   to   $384
Labor: $158 - $200
Parts: $98 - $184
The average cost for a brake master cylinder replacement is between $256 to $384. Labor costs are estimated between $158 to $200 while parts are priced between $98 to $184. Get a personalized estimate based on your location and specific car. Estimate does not include taxes and fees.

Problems elsewhere in the brake system can cause symptoms similar to a defective brake master cylinder, including stuck calipers and ABS valve bodies. Have the shop inspect the entire brake system to verify that the problem is specific to the master cylinder.

Flushing brake fluid every two years can extend the life of your brake master cylinders.

A failing brake master cylinder can cause the brake pedal to sink, feel spongy, and be unresponsive when depressed. It may also feel like the brake pedal goes all the way to the floor when braking. This is a very serious condition—the car should not be driven.

A defective brake master cylinder can set a diagnostic trouble code and cause a warning light on the dashboard to illuminate.

Brake master cylinders are often replaced when they begin to leak brake fluid.

This is a national average for all makes and models, but you can make it more accurate by adding your car info and ZIP.
This is a national average for all makes and models, but you can make it more accurate by adding your car info and ZIP.
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