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Bomb Question?

In message <338224F0.720C@ast.lmco.com> russ southerlin writes:

>> When was the brake fluid last flushed?
> Who knows??? I just bought the car in Dec. It may be the original brake
> fluid!!! I did just change the hydraulic fluid (with green Pentosin of
> course) when I did new seals in the hyd pump. Do you think it could be
> brake fluid boiling?

It's just about possible.  A lack of brake assist usually gives you a stiffer
pedal, not one that drops through.  The other alternative is the master 
cylinder, but a fluid flush is cheaper. 

 Phil Payne
 Committee Member, UK Audi [ur-]quattro Owners Club