[200q20v] Fading Brakes when wet What are the Options

Lawrence C Leung l.leung at juno.com
Wed Jan 17 18:36:54 EST 2001

Sounds like wet brakes. Should "clean" the rotors every once in awhile by
just touching hte brake gently for a second or so, just to wipe them
clean. Usually only a problem when traversing deep water, so it makes me
wonder, "just how much rain, slush do you have, anyway?"


On Tue, 16 Jan 2001 23:05:16 -0500 Huw Powell <audi at mediaone.net> writes:
>Grant Eckfeldt wrote:
>> My wife has been complaining about the 91 not having good brakes in 
>> slushy weather lately that we have been having in the NE. We put new 
>> nothing special, in last summer. She says that the first time she 
>hits the
>> brakes they don't grab and if she pumps them once then they are 
>fine. She
>> only has to pump when it is wet as they grab fine when dry.
>if it weren't for it only happening in the wet that would sound like 
>classic symptom of a little air in the lines!
>Huw Powell

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