Brake master cylinder grommets.

Robert Deis rdeis at
Wed Dec 11 07:55:18 EST 2002

On Wed, 11 Dec 2002, George Harris wrote:

> I have a leak in the brake system hydraulics which appears be from the
> bottom of the reservoir between the reservoir and the master cylinder. I
> believe there are 2 rubber donuts (grommets) that seal off the join and
> allow some flexing of this joint.
> Is it possible to remove the reservoir and replace the grommets and if
> so, how much force and where is it applied?

Yes, I just did this on my 86. Pull straight up on the resevoir. Best to
pull near the grommets, I think.

Replacements were ~$2US from Rod at TPC.

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