[s-cars] A Different Brake Light Question

tony.curran at sympatico.ca tony.curran at sympatico.ca
Fri Jul 3 04:40:01 PDT 2009


I had the same symptoms when steering rack started to leak. Do you notice any difference in feel of the steering?

96 S6

> Date: Sat, 27 Jun 2009 12:39:38 -0500
> From: douglas.fifield at gmail.com
> To: s-car-list at audifans.com
> Subject: [s-cars] A Different Brake Light Question
> Gents,
> I also am having brake light problems.  Patient is a 95.5 S6 Avant
> with about 140K miles on the clock.
> Symptom is a brake light that stays on too long when cold starting and
> sometimes does not go off at all when engine is fully warmed in hot
> weather.
> Pentosin reservoir is full (even a little over) when engine is
> running.  Braking feels normal - no pulsing of the pedal.  With engine
> off, I got about thirty pumps of the pedal before it went hard.
> I replaced the brake servo two years ago with a new unit.
> I was leaning toward a bad bomb before doing the pump-down test.
> What's left?  The pump?
> Looking for wisdom in Minnesota.
> -- 
> Douglas in MN
> 95.5 Audi S//6 Avant
> 73 BMW R60/5 mit Toaster Tank
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