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Re: Brake pressure build-up, advice needed.
> My recently acquired '87 CGT really likes to go. Now, occasionally, it
> has taken to stopping on it's own! It seems that pressure builds up in
> the brake lines. All four wheels get braked. If the car sits, the
> pressure goes away after 20min to an couple of hours. Sometimes the
> pedal travel is increased after this. Friday I relieved the pressure by
> loosening the four brake line fitting at the MC, and the pedal relaxed
> somewhat. Pedal travel was normal, and the brakes were not dragging.
> What could be causing this? --Gary
Gary--did you ever solve your dragging brake problem?. I have a
similiar problem on my 89 200T, which is heat related. All brakes start
dragging. Some have said that a bad bomb can cause this. My brake
warning light blinks when I jab the brakes but have not had a lack of
boost except when they start dragging, then the pedal gets hard.
Another lister, Mr. Russell, also had the same problem. As I had a
Netscape crash, I lost his and other addresses.
I thought the bomb regulates boost supply and not brake line pressure,
or does it somehow mess up your servo if the relief valve leaks? I
recently flushed my brake fluid and have only had the system real hot
once, when it seemed OK. Not confident htis fixed it. Any input would