Brake Vibration Intermittent Rotors Calipers Brake Lines

Bernie Benz b.benz at
Wed Apr 5 23:04:23 EDT 2006

What¹s this all about? Appears nonsensical to me. What¹s the full story?


> From: SuffolkD at
> Date: Wed, 5 Apr 2006 19:51:58 EDT
> To: quattro at, dosteven at, 200q20v at
> Subject: Re: Brake Vibration Intermittent Rotors Calipers Brake Lines
> In a message dated 4/4/2006 9:09:43 PM Eastern Daylight Time,
> quattro-request at writes:
> Re-packaged ( bby searchable subject header) for excellent info on older
> brake system vibrations and dragging calipers.... -Scott by BOSTON
> From: "Daniel Stevens" <>>
>> this car has such low miles/driving time but is still nearly 20 years old.
>> as of last may the original owner had clocked 58K,
>> the 2nd owner drove 100miles/week when it wasn't being worked on for a
>> vibration issue I've come to realize.
>> FYI if you have a vibration/brake caliper/rotor issue thats hard to resolve
>> on a near 20yr old car.
>> CHANGE the brake flex lines.. they collapse/fail on the inside and act as a
>> 1 way valve. dragging a brake and inducing
>> vibration, but not constantly..
>> damn $~20 part causes so much grief.
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