[Vwdiesel] Weird brakes

Erik Lane eriklane at gmail.com
Wed Jan 2 18:24:44 PST 2008

If it was a 'check-valve' in the hose then loosening a line at the master
cylinder shouldn't be able to release the pressure off of it, right?

Is the gasket just an o-ring? I'll be going to Halsey Import tomorrow anyway
so I'll pick up whatever gasket goes in there just in case.


On Jan 2, 2008 5:45 PM, <LBaird119 at aol.com> wrote:

>  Sounds like a free play issue.  If it's a bad booster,
> missing gasket/o-ring, pushrod wasn't in the dimple or
> just slightly different dimensions between master
> cylinders.  All will lead effectively, to the pedal not
> coming all the way up/piston not fully releasing, which
> will lead to pressure not releasing from the lines.
>  If just one wheel or both back were doing this then
> you could first assume it's a bad hose with a flape of
> rubber come loose causing a "check valve" in the line
> preventing pressure release.
>    Loren
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