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Re: '86 5ktq brakes
> i've been taking my winter car out recently and have noticed the
> my 86 5ktq's brake system is acting up. first of all, it FAILS the bomb
> test but i'm trying to determine if anything else is bad. when the car
> is cool, the brake system works fine except for the fact that the power
> assist dwindles after turning the car off. when the car gets hot,
> typically after baking in the sun all day, the amount of brake pedal play
> seems to increase before any braking action commences. after moving
> through this "dead zone" the brakes work, except that the rear brakes
> begin to drag. the more time that goes by, the more the rear brakes seem
> to drag (with no input from the driver).
> i've run the system with the ABS on and off and have had similar results.
> i know that i need the pressure accumulator, but could anything else be
> bad, too?
Check out the master cylinder. BTDT.
Andrew L. Duane (JOT-7) firstname.lastname@example.org
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