Rear brake valve (91 200 20V Avant)
kneale at coslink.net
Sun Jan 22 19:41:04 EST 2006
On the car. If I remember correctly, I had to use something to help hold the
valve against turning (Big waterpump pliers?) so I didn't damage whatever held
it in place while I turned the fitting out. I think I had to cut off the
tubing and use one of those extractor type of sockets like these:
At 03:44 PM 1/22/2006 -0800, Audi Quattro wrote:
> Was that with the valve on or off the car?
> I'm leaning towards removing the valve off the car, then it will be much
> easier to remove.
> any help with the removal of the valve would be helpful.
> Kneale Brownson <kneale at coslink.net> wrote:
>> I soaked mine with Kroil for a couple days and was able to get those
>> fittings out of the valve.
>> At 10:00 AM 1/22/2006 -0800, Audi Quattro wrote:
>> >Had the metal brake line hose pop (rusted through) near the drivers side
>> >rear tire.
>> > One piece comes from a union, and the other goes into the rear
>> >(proportioning valve? # 443.614.151 E (dont have ETKA handy) I cannot get
>> >the line unscrewed from this valve. Valve has only two connections, one on
>> >the pass side and one toward the drivers side. Its the end, thats on the
>> >passenger side that is rusted stuck. tried soaking in penetrating fluid,
>> >still nothing. How can i remove this proportioning vavle so I can bench it
>> >and unscrew line? doesnt really look like it removes easily.
>> > any ideas?
>> > thanks!
>> > -Leszek
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