Date: Mon, 21 Feb 2000 14:15:44 GMT
From: bradford <schroebrnopsamedu>
Subject: Re: LOST BRAKES COMPLETLY


I am not loosing any fluid. Is the master cylinder your talking about the same as the clutch master cylinder.I just replaced all the seals in that a couple months ago. If the seals go I also loose clutch..Or is it a differ master cylinder..Thank you for your help Brad In article <88r0i2$ou2$1nopsam1.deja.com>, malcolm532nopsameja.com wrote: > <Snip>Brad > Is the car loosing fluid? Check around all the wheels for signs of > this. Also check all the hoses leading to the front calipers and the > rears to for any sign of blistering or leaks. Finally on a car that old > some of the pipes may be corroded. > If you haven't lost any fluid then the chances are that the seals in > the master cylinder have gone. The booster(servo)can fail, but the > symtoms are more effort required for the brakes as the vacuum fails. > Not sure about 9000's but the servo could be under the dash. The system > is basically the same as a 900. > THe master cylinder is relatively easy to change although I would > recommend soaking all the pipe connections with something like WD-40 > overnight before trying to undo them. Broken pipes at the front are a > b***er to change. I'm sorry I have never had a car with ABS so I don't > know about that. Can they leak internally? > Use a good fluid at least DOT 4 and blead the whole system. > Hope this helps > MAlc > Scotland > > Sent via Deja.com http://www.deja.com/ > Before you buy. > Sent via Deja.com http://www.deja.com/ Before you buy.

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