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I had a similar problem with my 2000 stratus and I had to replace the slave cylinder on the back.

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neither have I, but no it is not repairable you would just have to replace it.

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SOURCE: I have replace wheel cylinder on 97 Stratus, bleed

Itsw very unlikely their is a problem with the master cylinder. When you pump the brake's to bleed them it uses up the vacuum and the brakes will be spungy because the servo isnt working properly. After bleeding leave it running for a few minutes then try the pedal it should be ok. If their is a problem with the master cylinder then the pedal would go all the way to the bottom but not spungy. You may need to bleed the brake on the other side to get all the air out of the system.

Posted on Sep 15, 2009

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