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Re: Brake system warning on first start.

Colin Barfoot wrote:

> 2 out of the last 4 times I have taken the car to work lately after
> about 2
> minutes of driving the red brake system check light comes on stays
> there for
> about 1 minute then goes out and doesn't return.  The second start of
> the day
> ~ 9 hours later doesn't get the alarm.
> There doesn't seem to be any relationship between steering or brake
> use and
> those systems feel normal.
> I checked the resevoir and the level was fine..~ 1/4" down from full
> but thats
> it. There doesn't seem to be any leaks either.
> So do I have a serious developing problem? Or a check function fault?
> On a note of pure driving pleasure..
> On the way to piking up my car pool this morning, on a tight twisty
> 2nd and
> third gear road with the boost staying up WOW this was fun,  With the
> Turbo
> bypass and Schrapknell Knobben (R) at 16 psig, the H&R and turbo boge
> and the
> Dunlop SP8000 everything felt just right, instant response "springing"
> out of
> the corners whee! (and faster than my Corrado G60 with 190 BHP lowered
> with
> Bilstein sports),  I may have to let the wife take the kids in the
> Corrado
> more often....
> Colin
> 86 5000 CD Quattro
> 311,000 km

  As long as the light does not flash when you pump the brakes, your ok.

If it does, you have to replace the brake pressure accumulator, AKA the

1990 CQ