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> On Fri, 15 Mar 1996 STEADIRIC@aol.com wrote:
> > >The pedal goes almost to the floor now, and if I press it, still makes
> > >that clunk/sproing sound, almost like a spring being broken with a hammer.
> > >THe car seems to stop. I pulled the wheels (damn impact wrench jockeys)
> > >and all the lines, etc are in good shape. Couldn't get the drums off though
> > >to check them out.
> > You got into the ABS....
> Eric... this is a 4K non Q... no ABS.. last sentence about drums shoulda
> given it away! :)
... I ignored the original post, but I noticed here that it might be
possible that your vacuum booster for the brakes has gone kaput. If
you think that might be the case, and if your car is compatible with
a 1984 4000Q, then you ought to get in touch with Carl DeSousa RIGHT
AWAY! He has a wrecked 4kQ that has an almost brand new vacuum booster
that I don't think anyone asked for ... and it's about to go to the
wrecking yard! His address is:
and he has posted this info to the list in the past couple of weeks.
You may want to ask someone else if they think that this may be your
problem ... I haven't heard the clunk/sproing or tested your brakes ...
San Jose, CA (USA)