[Vwdiesel] Continuing brake Problems

Chris Boyer boyer at cts.com
Mon Dec 30 11:11:58 EST 2002

I had a bad rear wheel cylinder on an A1 and it just wouldn't bleed.  It
didn't leak
in the pressure mode, but it sucked in air when it retracted.  I bled the
damn thing
for hours until I talked to a buddy who suggested replacing it.  Cured it.


Chris Boyer
San Diego

At 10:59 AM 12/30/02 -0500, Nate Wall wrote:
>What type of VW? The A-2 Jettas have a load-sensing proportioning valve
>next to the rear axle beam that sometimes leaks fluid.
>crusader wrote:
> > This is a multi-part message in MIME format.
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> > Thanks to all of you who responded to my question last week about my
> failing master cylinder.  I replaced it and bled all 4 wheels.  However,
> on the rear driver side, the line bubbled and foamed no matter how much I
> bled.  After noticing that I had good "pedal" I gave up.
> >
> > Now, four days later, my pedal started to sink and after two more days
> I was back to pumping 3-4 times before I got any braking action.  The
> difference now, is that after I pump it up, the pedal does not sink as before.
> >
> > I just bled that back wheel again and I continue to get foaming fluid
> out of the wheel cylinder.  Can the wheel cylinder be the problem?
> >
> > Thanks again,
> >
> > Kerry
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