Sometimes, instead of repairing our vehicle on our own, we may need to go to a specialised garage and outsource the repair of the brake caliper and pump.
Advantages and disadvantages of outsourcing the repair of your car's brake calipers and master cylinders
The parts that make up the braking system of a vehicle are responsible for transmitting the force and pressure necessary to activate the braking system and thus bring the vehicle to a stop, with the aim of avoiding any accident at the wheel.
When a part of our vehicle breaks down, we often have doubts about what is the best option, whether to fix it or look for a replacement part or repair kit ourselves because we have the necessary knowledge and experience or, on the contrary, to take the car to the garage for a more professional assessment.
The brake pump has the function of distributing the hydraulic force exerted by the brake servo to all calipers within the brake system.
The brake pump or master cylinder of our vehicle may not work properly for various reasons such as, for example, because a rubber component is deteriorated or leaking, among other things.
The main function of the brake pump or master cylinder is to pressurise the brake fluid and maintain the pressure throughout the hydraulic circuit of our vehicle.
Brake pumps or master cylinders are a vital component for the safety of our vehicle. Thanks to the brake pump and the force that the brake fluid exerts on the various elements of the brake system, we are able to bring the vehicle to a halt.
Present within the vehicle's braking system, the brake pump, also known as the master cylinder, converts mechanical force into hydraulic pressure, thanks to which our car can slow down gradually or suddenly.