Brake problem

Bernie Benz b.benz at
Sat Dec 10 10:50:53 EST 2005

> From: Kneale Brownson <kneale at>
> Very common report, especially because of the underhood heat in these cars.
> It's the MC warpping in the heat.
I don't believe it, Kneale.  What's to warpp?  Routine PM is a good

> At 04:59 PM 12/9/2005 -1000, Adam Gratz wrote:
>> I had what sounds like the same issue. Mine  was tied to temperature, hot
>> days and stop and go traffic brought it on (intermittent). At first felt
>> like a loss of booster but with a soft first 20% of pedal travel. This
>> was  accompanied by a slight dragging sensation, as if my ebrake was
>> sticking.
> I took the master
>> apart. No obvious sign of wear or groves or rust, sludge and so on. The
>> seals actually showed almost no signs of age.
>> I tried to get a rebuild kit and couldn't so I bought a new master in the
>> box. 2 years and 40k later, no recurrence. My 02cents.

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