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It will leak inside your car where you can see it or it can just bypass the seal inside the master cylinder an you will never see a leak,

Posted on Aug 07, 2010

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It can cause you to loose brake pressure making it impossible to stop leading to you losing control and crashing I recommend you have it fixed soon!

Posted on Jul 11, 2009

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You should be able to get a rebuilt or aftermarket master cylinder for a reasonable price at any parts store.

You can also buy a rebuild kit but it's probably not worth it as it's a lot more work and takes much more in the way of skill and tools to complete the job.

Posted on Sep 11, 2009

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