Question about 1998 Toyota RAV4

1 Answer

Is it hard to change out the master Brake cylinder ore is it beter to reper it on a Toyota Rav4

Is it hard to change out the master Brake cylinder ore is it better to riper it. If that is the problem ? I have already changed out brake disks & drums and bodes. And the brake pedal still kicks back when i step on the brakes. Sometimes it gets like almost stuck and stiff to when i brake. If it is not the master cylinder, what els can it be ?

Posted by on

  •  Hermann
    Hermann Nov 26, 2012

    Thanks ted. But where is this unit on the care ?

  • teds repairs
    teds repairs Nov 27, 2012

    it is right next to the master cylinder. on the drivers side fender . did you get the picture i send you

×

Ad

1 Answer

  • Level 3:

    An expert who has achieved level 3 by getting 1000 points

    Superstar:

    An expert that got 20 achievements.

    All-Star:

    An expert that got 10 achievements.

    MVP:

    An expert that got 5 achievements.

  • Master
  • 2,101 Answers

That is your abs unit doing that . is the abs brake light. this is the link to my garagetps://www.facebook.com/TedsRepairsis it hard to change out the master Brake cylinder - 11_26_2012_11_01_49_pm.png

Posted on Nov 26, 2012

Ad

6 Suggested Answers

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi,
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
Best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of.(from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones)
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
Goodluck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Ad
  • 1861 Answers

SOURCE: 2002 Toyota Sequoia power brake booster % master cylinder are bad

Mr. Clark:
It would be extraordinary for a technician to recommend a booster and a master cylinder with no previous mention from you of a possible problem in this area. In other words, the technician had no business looking at the m/cyl or the booster, unless you told him that your braking was deficient.
Here is what REALLY happened: Somewhere, I'd bet, your brake light came on, and somebody "topped off" the master cylinder, to shut the light off. Now, please understand that the brake fluid level in the master cylinder reservoir DROPS PROPORTIONALLY to the wear of the brake pads. When the tech replaced the front brake pads, he obviously had to squeeze the caliper pistons into the housings to allow the insertion of the new pads. This action forced the brake fluid from the now-compressed caliper pistons BACK into the master cylinder, and it sprayed out from under the cap, coating the cylinder and the booster. Tell that repair service that you do NOT need a booster and a master cylinder, THEY caused the problem with the fluid being everywhere. I am confident that I just saved you a significent amount of money that you do NOT need to spend. Have a great day.

Posted on Dec 29, 2008

co7196
  • 3433 Answers

SOURCE: rear drum brakes on hilux wont lock up when heavy brake on gravel

More than likely won't if equiped with Antilock system

Posted on Jun 09, 2009

mecanica03
  • 907 Answers

SOURCE: bleed brakes on 2003 toyota corolla

i try to help you, firts refill brake fluid container,open purge valve in one wheel front only,wait few minutes when drops fluid, close this valve and open other wheel, same procedure, finally repeat this in each 4 wheels

Posted on Jul 14, 2009

seanpwright
  • 2030 Answers

SOURCE: remove stuck brake drum

you have to get a brake adjusting tool and a screw driver....

put the brake tool in and locate the adjuster wheel, use a screwdriver to release the locking prawl, its tuff but doable.

If there are no access openings to the adjuster, either in the drum or backing plate, then you need to work it off with a few pry bars

Posted on Sep 15, 2009

  • 1 Answer

SOURCE: 98 TOYOTA CAMRY

I have had exacly the same issue, the mechanic replaced the brake pads, calipers, hoses/brake lines, then after all that and it still happening, he replaced the brake master cylinder and all was well, except for my wallet !!!!

Posted on Nov 14, 2009

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

How do I separated the reservoir from the master cylinder?


talk with an accredited brake shop for the method of removing the reservoir as there are many different methods
some screw in , some are held in place by a bolt in the master cylinder reservoir and others are a press in fit in the seal. it may not be the seal ring but a split in the plastic
on the spot diagnosis by the brake shop is the way to go

Sep 21, 2016 | 1988 Ford Ranger

1 Answer

Brake pad dropped to the floor,brake fluid leaked out


catastrophic failure , DO NOT DRIVE
so find leak, see leak location, that is BAD.
MC (master cylinder)
or slaves (calipers or drum cylinders.
or hoses. (any)
pipes, (aka, hard lines)
junctions.
aBS?

why not post source of leak, or better photos.
or better yet, call a mech. for help .

floor, floor of cab, floor of garage, just a tiny hint on floor
and what 4 corners of car. inside or outside.
,fluid can leak down both sides of any MC

Dec 14, 2013 | 1999 Toyota RAV4

1 Answer

Where is the clutch fluid refill located on a 1998 toyota rav4. I found the brake fluid reservoir, but am not seeing a reservoir for clutch fluid. Any help


If you look at the drivers side of the brake fluid reservoir you should see a rubber hose that feeds to the clutch master cylinder. The clutch master cylinder is kept full via the brake fluid reservoir.

Dec 30, 2012 | 1998 Toyota RAV4

1 Answer

Rav4 intermittant hard pedal


If the ABS system were the problem, the ABS warning light should come on.
So I would say the problem is with the vac booster. The booster is between the pedal and the master cylinder. It uses vac to boost the pressure applied to the master cylinder by your foot.
You may have to leave the vehicle with a mechanic to drive until the problem occurs.

Dec 18, 2012 | 2001 Toyota RAV4

1 Answer

My Toyota rav4 1997 has a light on, the light that indicates the handbrake is on and also for low brake fluid but I've checked the fluid level and there is little difference to the max, i have seen that...


Remove the 2 wire connector at the master switch and jump it , light goes away the problem is the sensor at the master switch, solution replace brake master cylinder.Light still on , do the same with the switch located in the lower part of the parking brake handle goaes away replace switch, still there inspect wiring for shot, start in the brake light harness, also check the bulbs .

Dec 24, 2010 | 1997 Toyota RAV4

1 Answer

Where is the clutch hydraulic pump in a 2002 Toyota Rav4?


It should be located beside the brake master cylinder in the engine compartment by where the clutch pedal is located

Oct 18, 2010 | 2002 Toyota RAV4

1 Answer

2006 Rav4 mushy brakes. THis car has had mushy brakes since we purchased it. Pedal sinks quite a way before brakes engage. Pedal pressure builds after several frequent uses. This is very un-nerving when...


it sounds like the master cylinder, but I would bleed the lines first, if that doesn't help then I would replace the cylinder. It is not that hard to replace just make sure you drain all the fluid first as it is very corrosive and bled the brakes once the new one it installed. it should not cost more the a couple hundred bucks. Good luck Tim

Sep 25, 2010 | 2006 Toyota RAV4

2 Answers

1996 dodge turbo diesel 2500 master cylinder


if you talking brakes not clutch. you can pump the brakes all day long and they don't build pressure and you not losing fluids the master is out. now if you pump them up and they are rock hard your hydrabooster is out.now if your mechanically incline you can order a master cylinder rebuild kit for like 20-30 bucks which is basically orings from local parts store and only tools you need are snapring pliers. or you can change the master ,bench bleed it first then bleed out the rr,lr,rf,lf in that order.hope i help.all under 100 bucks

Jul 13, 2010 | 1996 Dodge Ram 2500 Club Cab

1 Answer

I cannot find the brake fluid reservoir in my 1996 Rav4.


on 1996 RAV4: master cylinder and resevoir should be located at the driver's side firewall.
thanks.

Jul 08, 2009 | 1996 Toyota RAV4

1 Answer

Brake system or booster


is your pedal hard to push? if so maybe booster. does your pedal slowly drop all the way to the floor? if so definately the master cylinder (leaks internally)

Apr 07, 2009 | 1996 Toyota RAV4

Not finding what you are looking for?
1998 Toyota RAV4 Logo

281 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Toyota Experts

yadayada
yadayada

Level 3 Expert

76691 Answers

Colin Stickland
Colin Stickland

Level 3 Expert

22219 Answers

Jeffrey Turcotte
Jeffrey Turcotte

Level 3 Expert

8531 Answers

Are you a Toyota Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...