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Used Volkswagen Brake Master Cylinders

All used Volkswagen Brake Master Cylinders listed on Breakeryard.com are tested, original (OEM) manufacturer parts and come with a 14 day money back guarantee. Breakeryard.com list cheap new OES or aftermarket car parts at discounted prices and used OEM car parts up to 80% cheaper than main dealer prices for Volkswagen from premium breaker yards from across the UK.

About Brake Master Cylinders

The Volkswagen brake master cylinder is a crucial part of the vehicle’s braking system.  It is used to convert the mechanical force from the brake pedal into hydraulic pressure in order to stop the vehicle.  The brake system is split into two circuits and the pressure in each circuit is controlled by the Volkswagen brake master cylinder.

The Volkswagen brake master cylinder consists of two reservoirs for brake fluid and two pistons, and is attached to the brake lines.  When the driver depresses the brake pedal, this pushes on the first piston which causes pressure to build up in the Volkswagen brake master cylinder.  As this pressure builds up it causes the second piston to compress the brake fluid.  This pressure should be even in both cylinders.  If it’s not, it is most likely caused by a leak.  In the case of a leak, the Volkswagen brake master cylinder to operate using one piston.  This will cause the driver to have to press the brake pedal down further and further until eventually the brakes will fail.  Any damage to the Volkswagen brake master cylinder should be minimised and the master cylinder should be repaired immediately.

Volkswagen trivia

  • If you’re ever in Wolfsburg, you may want to visit the Stiftung AutoMuseum which is open Tuesday to Sunday, 10am to 5pm, costs 8 Euros to enter and contains over 130 vehicles including the ‘See Golf’ – a seafaring Golf with hydraulic pontoons and the White Beetle on the cover of the Beatles Abbey Road album.
  • In 2019, Volkswagen sales worldwide increased by 0.5% to 6,278,300 cars.
  • Volkswagen has won the ‘European Car of the Year’ award four times (Golf twice, Polo and Passat).
  • Volkswagen has produced four winners of the 50-year-old European Car of the Year award. 1992 – Volkswagen Golf, 2010 – Volkswagen Polo, 2013 – Volkswagen Golf, 2015 – Volkswagen Passat
  • There were 521,273 new motors that left showrooms in 2019 coloured grey, the official figures revealed. The Volkswagen Golf was officially the most-chosen model to be painted grey. Black was in second place with 466,276 cars, accounting for one in five new vehicles leaving dealer forecourts.