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

Lawrence C Leung l.leung at juno.com
Thu Jan 18 17:38:29 EST 2001

No, stay out of deep water. Or get a car cover (helps, maybe!).



On Wed, 17 Jan 2001 23:44:23 -0500 "Grant Eckfeldt" <eckfeldtg at snet.net>
>If I have to stick with the UFO's is there a better pad option to help 
>Grant Eckfeldt
>'87 5KCSTQ
>'91 200QW
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>> It is quite common for water build up between rotors and pads to 
>> this. The first application of the brakes will clear this water. 
>> the first pump the brakes will appear normal. This is more 
>> on the highway than around town.
>Exacerbated by missing splash guards ("those things block the 
>and the funny stuff they use instead of salt on the roads.  A recall
>issue for the A4, I believe.  I don't know what they changed.
> Phil Payne
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