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where the brake fluid went

PostPost by: Lotus 50 » Wed May 09, 2018 1:16 am

Last summer I posted wondering where my brake fluid was going. It was disappearing with no apparent leaks. Someone here correctly suggested it was going into the engine.

One rebuilt brake master cylinder (2nd time for me) and a rebuilt vacuum reservoir and my brake pedal feels totally different.

thanks
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PostPost by: miked » Sun May 13, 2018 6:32 am

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PostPost by: Ian T » Sun May 13, 2018 9:31 pm

Well every day is a school day. I would never have considered that!

Thanks for sharing, and I'm glad you fixed it. :-)

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PostPost by: alan.barker » Mon May 14, 2018 1:17 pm

Lotus 50 wrote:Last summer I posted wondering where my brake fluid was going. It was disappearing with no apparent leaks. Someone here correctly suggested it was going into the engine.

One rebuilt brake master cylinder (2nd time for me) and a rebuilt vacuum reservoir and my brake pedal feels totally different.

thanks

I imagine by vacuum reservoir you mean "brake servo" :wink:
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