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Re: Brakes "sticking" '89 200 2wd
Shawn Kolu wrote:
> I have checked the archives but can't seem to find any helpful references
> related to this problem.
> I have a 89 200 2wd. Sometimes in the middle of a freeway drive, my car
> will "bog down". It feels like I am driving against a very strong
> headwind. When I get home the front wheels are very hot, and I have
> noticed over time a higher concentration of brake dust than was normal.
> It sure seems that the front brake pads are applying pressure without any
> brake pedal pressure; would this be called "unintended deceleration" : )
> I can pump the brake or press hard on the brake, without any noticeable
> improvement. It seems to resolve on its' own in a random fashion. My
> questions: where should I start, calipers, master cylinder, brake servo,
> line bleeding, pressure accumulator, or the "bomb".
> Have you ever heard of this type of problem? Any help would be greatly
Looks like a sticky MC to me. I had this problem last Xtmas, check the Dec-Jan
archives for a detailed report and recommended p/nos for your MC (they are not
'89 200TQ - 18psi (TAP)
'98 A4TQ - on order