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Carquest Wearever Drum Brake Wheel Cylinder

Part No. WCA370051 Warranty Details  

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Direct replacement Wheel Cylinders are designed to fit specific vehicle applications and to ensure a proper fit every time. Normal wear may cause piston seals to leak. Corrosion and pitting can also occur inside Wheel Cylinders as moisture builds up in the brake fluid. A leaky Wheel Cylinder can be dangerous to the driver, causing gradual softening of the brake pedal and creating brake pull to one side.

Product Features:
  • All Wheel Cylinders are made with high quality EPDM rubber cups and boots for long lasting performance
  • Wheel Cylinder bores are surface tested to ensure an optimum sealing surface for the pressure cups
  • Due to repair time and cost, it is more desirable to replace instead of repair Wheel Cylinders
  • Recommended replacement is suggested when servicing drum brake
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Bleeder Screw Cap Included:No
Bleeder Screw Included:Yes
Bore Size:13/16 in
Cylinder Material:Cast Iron
Inlet Thread Size:3/8-24
Installation Hardware Included:No

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Carquest WeareverDrum Brake Wheel Cylinder
 
4.1

(based on 14 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (8)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (3)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (1)

86%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to install (10)
  • Decreased stopping distance (5)
  • No fade (4)
  • Lightweight (3)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Everyday driving (11)
  • Replacement (7)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Casual driver (7), Mechanic (6), Auto enthusiast (5)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

Great product! I

The wheel cylinders were as good as the originals and fit perfectly. No problems installing. Recommend this product to all when they replace their brake shoes.

The wheel cylinders were as good as the originals and fit perfectly. No problems installing. Recommend this product to all when they replace their brake shoes.

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

Poor quality control

I noticed one of the wheel cylinders were leaking while checking rear brakes. Ordered this part online and picked up at the store. Removed the part from its plastic bag to install and noticed...Read complete review

I noticed one of the wheel cylinders were leaking while checking rear brakes. Ordered this part online and picked up at the store. Removed the part from its plastic bag to install and noticed that the rubber boot on the brand new part was busted. It did not look like someone returned it and/used or abused it. It was with great frustration that I needed to stop everything, clean up and head back to another store to pick up a new wheel cylindeer.

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4.0

Doing the job

By 

from SC

Verified Buyer

Pros

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Everyday Driving

      Comments about Carquest Wearever Drum Brake Wheel Cylinder:

      Working as expected. Fit well.

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      5.0

      tem works great

      By 

      from cortland ny 13045

      About Me Auto Enthusiast, Casual Driver, Mechanic

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Easy To Install
      • No Fade

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Replacement

        Comments about Carquest Wearever Drum Brake Wheel Cylinder:

        used on personal vehicle and fits and work perfect

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        5.0

        Great product!

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        from Elgin, IL

        About Me Casual Driver, Diy'er

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        Level 5

        Pros

        • Decreased Stopping Distance

        Cons

        • None

        Best Uses

        • Everyday Driving
        • Replacement

        Comments about Carquest Wearever Drum Brake Wheel Cylinder:

        Replaced this on my 04 GC. The original started to leak.
        Two 9MM bolts to loosen and the rest was history.
        I'd recommend plenty of PB Blaster to help move it along smoothly.
        About a month has past and all is good to go.

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        (4 of 6 customers found this review helpful)

         
        3.0

        I would buy this product again

        By 

        from Elgin ILL.

        About Me Mechanic

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        Level 3

        Pros

        • Decreased Stopping Distance
        • Easy To Install
        • Lightweight
        • No Fade

        Cons

        • None

        Best Uses

        • Everyday Driving
        • Replacement

        Comments about Carquest Wearever Drum Brake Wheel Cylinder:

        None

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        (4 of 6 customers found this review helpful)

         
        2.0

        DOA

        By 

        from Hampton, VA

        About Me Auto Enthusiast

        Verified Buyer
        Helpful Reviewer

        Pros

        • Easy To Install
        • Fit Car

        Cons

        • Faulty

        Best Uses

          Comments about Carquest Wearever Drum Brake Wheel Cylinder:

          The valve to bleed it was messed up out of the box. I had to return it to get another.

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          (4 of 8 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          Easy to install

          By 

          from Illinois

          About Me Casual Driver

          Verified Buyer
          Level 3

          Pros

          • Easy To Install
          • Lightweight

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Everyday Driving
            • Replacement

            Comments about Carquest Wearever Drum Brake Wheel Cylinder:

            Easy to install, perfect replacement

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            (4 of 7 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            great value,great product

            By 

            from kenosha, wi

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            Level 3

            Pros

            • Decreased Stopping Distance
            • Easy To Install
            • No Fade

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Everyday Driving
              • Replacement

              Comments about Carquest Wearever Drum Brake Wheel Cylinder:

              great product and convenient. I wasn't sure if I had the 3/4 or 1 1/16 model so I got both of them and returning the unused wheel cylinder was easy and convenient. thanks advance auto parts

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              (8 of 16 customers found this review helpful)

               
              5.0

              Exact replacement. Simple installation.

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              from Bradenton, FL

              About Me Auto Enthusiast, Casual Driver, Mechanic, Truck Enthusiast

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              Verified Buyer
              Level 4

              Pros

              • Easy To Install

              Cons

              • None

              Best Uses

              • Everyday Driving
              • Replacement
              • Restoration

              Comments about Carquest Wearever Drum Brake Wheel Cylinder:

              I put these cylinders on my 18 year old Grand Caravan that I count on to get me to work and back each day. Thanks to my AAP professionals, I can maintain this ride far cheaper than I can replace it. This is an excellent product and a perfect fit replacement .... no modification required. Back in the day, we honed out wheel cylinders and replaced the "guts" which was spring, pistons, and cups. With labor rates what they are today, these cylinders are a no-brainer value as opposed to rebuilding the old stuff. I have no negative comments about this product.

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              (13 of 21 customers found this review helpful)

               
              5.0

              Great and Affordable

              By 

              from Atlanta Ga

              About Me Auto Enthusiast, Mechanic

              Verified Buyer
              Level 3

              Pros

              • Easy To Install

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Everyday Driving
                • Replacement

                Comments about Carquest Wearever Drum Brake Wheel Cylinder:

                Good Parts, Economical price

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                (13 of 24 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                4.0

                Good fit

                By 

                from Nokomis, Fl

                About Me Auto Enthusiast

                Verified Buyer
                Level 2

                Pros

                • Easy To Install

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Everyday Driving

                  Comments about Carquest Wearever Drum Brake Wheel Cylinder:

                  Very good product, easy to install and is a direct replacement for OEM wheel cylinder. My cylinders were leaking which wrecked my shoes. Replaced those at the same time, also good products. Be sure that you have plenty of brake parts cleaner as this is an extremely dirty job (if you had leaking cylinders). Otherwise, very straight-forward replacement just remember to watch how the original parts were installed (maybe take digital photos) as it will save you time when puttin it back together.

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                  5 Questions | 5 Answers
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                  • Q:

                    If I am replacing for both rear brakes, do I buy 1 or 2?
                    Asked on 8/2/2014 by justamoneypit from Dayton, OH

                    1 answer

                    • CUSTOMER CARE

                      A:

                      Good question! You will need to buy a single wheel cylinder for your rear brakes.

                      Answered on 8/3/2014 by Vincent from AAP
                  • Q:

                    What is the torque setting for the mounting bolts?
                    Asked on 6/28/2012 by Lynn from Glens Falls NY

                    1 answer

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                      A:

                      The torque setting for the mounting bolts of a drum brake wheel cylinder is 20.83 Ft-Lbs. For any further assistance please feel free to call us at: 1-877-238-2623 or visit the nearest Advance Auto store and one of our representatives will gladly assist you with any questions or concerns you may have.

                      Answered on 6/28/2012 by John the Car-Doc from AAP
                  • Q:

                    I have a '97 Dodge Grand Caravan with 16" alloys: Do I need wheel cylinders with 3/4" or 13/16" bore?
                    Asked on 2/11/2012 by Anonymous

                    1 answer

                    • CUSTOMER CARE

                      A:

                      You need to check to your old wheel cylinder bore to get the correct one because the Dodge Grand Caravan are coming in both sizes.

                      Answered on 2/14/2012 by Dennis from AAP
                  • Q:

                    whats the differance between w370027 and w370051 cylinders.
                    Asked on 4/1/2011 by Anonymous

                    1 answer

                    • CUSTOMER CARE

                      A:

                      The bore size of the brake wheel cylinder differs. Part number - w370027 refers to 3/4" and the Part number - w370051 refers to 13/16".

                      Answered on 4/1/2011 by Parts Guru Geo from AAP
                  • Q:

                    is it hard to replace this part? Do I need to take the drum brakes off or can it be replaced with them on?
                    Asked on 8/19/2010 by Pat from Middletown Pa

                    1 answer

                    • CUSTOMER CARE

                      A:

                      You will have to take the drum brake off. It is not that hard to replace it. For step by step instructions i recommend that you go to your nearest Advance Auto Parts store and purchase a repair manual.

                      Answered on 8/19/2010 by Kevin from AAP
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