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Trying to replace the brake fluid reservoir on the master cylinder, it is tighter than I expected ... so Im looking to see if I am missing anything before i try to apply more force

Mechanic's Assistant: Okay, I'll connect you to the mechanic to help find that for your Chevy. Before I do, is there anything else you want him to know?

Its a 1999 suburban

Submitted: 9 months ago.Category: Chevy
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Chevy Mechanic: George H., ASE Certified Technician replied 9 months ago
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Hello I will help,

Often there is a roll pin through a tab holding the reservoir on along with the O rings.

What is the part number and brand of the master you have?

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Customer reply replied 9 months ago
no number on it ... original oems part
Customer reply replied 9 months ago
no roll pin either ... replacement just has rubber seals
Chevy Mechanic: George H., ASE Certified Technician replied 9 months ago

Ok, then just a large screwdriver under the reservoir to work it loose front and rear and it pops off.

Why are you replacing this if you don't have new parts? $35 for a new cylinder with a new reservoir connected. Is this worth changing for a critical safety system?

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