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On my 86 Coupe GTi (Drums on back) I have had this problem with the brakes for
about 2 months now, and I have carried out various tasks to try and solve it.
The brakes slowly fill with air, and the first time it happend my brakes just
packed up alltogther. I was told that the master cylinder was most likely
knackered so I replaced it for 60Lbs. I bled all four brakes and then went
The brakes were then fine, but over about the space of a week, they faded
again (you have to push the pedel futher and futher in to make the brakes
work), when I bled them they were full of air again so I went around each
wheel in turn and checked the brake calipers. I could not find any fluid
anywhere, bit that I expected to anyway as the fluid in the bottle had not
gone down. This was now starting to get annoying so after another two 'bleeds'
I checked all the calipers agian. This time (on the drums) i pressed the
calipers together and on one side they went in and fluid came out from the
side. So I have now had that caliper changed.
AAAArrrrggghhh nightmare....the bloody things have started to go again.
Anyone got anymore ideas as to how the air is getting into the system?
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