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Re: What is it about the bomb?
Steven Buchholz wrote:
> > > If it is the seals, can they be replaced?
> > No, when it's dead it's dead.
> > > I had my bomb tested two years ago for a small leak (which it had)
> > > it
> > > has not failed. It still takes between 10 - 20 seconds for the
> > > light
> > > to go out when starting. I have never had a loss in pressure.
> > >
> > When the light go's out when the engine starts get out the bucks for
> > new one.
> Actually Steve Powers found out that for his S6 the brake light would
> on for a few seconds, maybe as many as 10. The dealer tried to fix
> but the word back from Audi was that it was operating properly. This
> be BS, I'm just forwarding what I heard.
Audi was right. The light gos out at 1261 - 1841 psi . The system
operates above 2030 psi.
> It turns out that Bentleys and Citroens use a similar hydraulic
> There is a guy at work that is a big CX(?) fan, and he tells me that
> have pressure accumulators that can be recharged or rebuilt. I don't
> know if it is possible to retrofit one of these units to an Audi. The
> other thing to keep in mind is that there are different kinds of
> The one on my '83 urQ screws into the valve body and is very easy to
> place. The one on the '88 5kCSQ appears to be a little more
> with the valve body. The 80/90Q may be different than both ...
CX brakes had a 1/4" travel on the brake pedal. Now that power brakes.
> If you have any issues with a system as crucial as the braking system
> you really should seek out professional assistance.
> San Jose, CA (USA)