Suggestions for preventing rear E-brake lockup

Kneale Brownson knotnook at
Wed Mar 20 22:15:07 EST 2002

Typing too fast again.  Of course, I should have added something like 
"function" (between brake and itself ).

At 07:43 PM 03/20/2002 -0800, Bernie Benz wrote:

>Please enlighten me!  What is "the E-brake itself"? if the caliper and its
>E-brake mechanism is not a part thereof?   But you're right on about "if the
>PO's never replaced the brake fluid".
> > From: Kneale Brownson <knotnook at>
> > Date: Wed, 20 Mar 2002 20:58:05 -0500
> > To: "Jobe Tichy" <bimmer_dude at>, 200q20v at
> > Subject: Re: Suggestions for preventing rear E-brake lockup
> >
> >
> > On my car, it had nothing to do with the E-brake itself.  It was corrosion
> > on the brake piston and in the cylinder that kept the brake applied.  I
> > think it's because PO's never replaced the brake fluid.
> >

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