Date: 29 Jun 2003 03:14:15 GMT
Subject: Re: brake problem 88 900s

Someone who looks an awful lot like nikate <> wrote: > The problem is when I am driving the car and I apply the brakes I have a > full pedal but as I am stopped the pedal begins to sink to the floor and the > car starts to move and I then have to pump the brakes to keep the car from > moving. You have brake fluid leaking past a seal in the system. If it was spongy at first, that'd be air; sounds like you got that all out. Are you losing fliud anywhere? Check all 4 corners. If not there, then I'd suspect (strongly) the master cylinder. > (When the car is turned off the brake pedal is full and solid with > no movement. The only difference between "on" and "off" is that there's vacuum at the power brakes servo, but I'm at a loss to explain why it would change your leak. Anyone? I've got 50 (checks headers) dollars on it being your master cylinder. Any takers? Dave Hinz

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