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Well folks, I found out where all my brake fluid has been go


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I am in the process of replacing the brake master cylinder (going from a reg. master to a tii one.) Anyway, I undid the metal lines that go to the master, and then took the master off. WOW, the booster was full of brake fluid!!! So, now I am going to replace the master AND the booster. I have a used booster, and I thought I'd clean it up real good and por 15 it.

Funny thing is, I have been wondering where all my brake fluid has been going, and when I take hard left turns, I'd get white smoke out the back tailpipe. Guess the brake fluid was getting sucked into the head when I turned left.

We shall see...

Lyle

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Yea, I hear that, but, the booster that just came off the car has WAY more fluid then the one I have on hand.

Soooo, what I am thinking is that, I may have better chance of no internal failure w/ the one that didnt have as much fluid in it. Can't hurt anyways!! :)

Thanks though,

Lyle

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The master cylinder was leaking so badly that the fluid level in the booster was up to the vacuum hose going to the intake. Every time I hit a bump a huge cloud of white smoke would come out the back of the car. I scared the crap out of everyone at a gas station one day when the car filled the overhang with smoke! I removed 16-20oz of brake fluid from the booster when I took the mc off! I put a new master cylinder on and used the same booster, its been fine for 10 months now. I don't expect any problems with it.

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.....and you have standard 02 brakes, your pedal pressure

will go way up. In other words, you have to step on the brake

a lot harder to make it stop. Maybe you knew that and that's

what you want-just thought I'de mention it.

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If you have oil in the booster you have a brake oil leak, ignore the idiot's who say drain the oil and drive on. Fix the leak and drive a reliable car.

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