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Re: Brake problem

RicebalLDR@aol.com writes:
 >         Hi I have a 1991 200TQW 20v that has developed a problem with the 
 > brakes not releasing (all four wheels) while driving. They seem to work OK at 
 > first but then start to mess up with normal driving and brake application. 
 > The brake petal has less and less top play as this happens. A vibration 
 > develops as well. I have no warning lights and the ABS works normally. The 
 > brake petal seems to return to it's normal position after the petal is 
 > pushed. Its almost like the pressure is not releasing after brake 
 > application. Because of the high cost items that make up the system I would 
 > like to trouble shoot rather then just R&R components. Any thoughts?      

This is a common symptom of brake master cylinder failure.