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'87 Coupe brake strangeness
In message <9712011541.AA24786@fluhr.austin.ibm.com> email@example.com (Fluhr) writes:
> 1) The brake pedal is really, really soft. It will depress around 3"
> before you feel any braking. After that, pedal resistance feels normal
> and the brakes work fine (excepting the front-rear proportioning problem).
> "Pumping" the brake pedal does not improve their feel.
We had an ur-quattro like this a few weeks ago, at the Area E meeting.
It turned out that it _had_ been bleed - but the wheels were not done in the
proper order. There's also a 'distribution valve' below the master cylinder,
that has to be bleed separately.
On the ur-q, the order is:
Another possibility is that the locknut on the actuating rod from the clevis to
the servo has worked loose.
Committee Member, UK Audi [ur-]quattro Owners Club