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Old 01-17-2006, 01:45 AM   #1
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I found a few drips of fluid under the engine today...and determined it to be brake fluid. popped the hood and looked at the master cylinder, the accumulater seems to be damp on the lower half...just a bit. and I looked piece that comes from the wheel to the steering linkage and its a bit wet. called my mechanic and he thinks that it may be a bad line, and its just such a small leak. any ideas?
gettting it looked at tomorrow- and the brakes do not feel different in any way
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my brake line has just rusted on me, and its in the shop as of today... it could also be the rear cylinder
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I'm hoping that it is just a rusted line. What was the $$$ damage?
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their going to give me an estimate tomorrow morning, when i get the estimate, ill post it on here
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I got half my break lines done they charged me $150 .
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I hope im that lucky John...
I find out tomorrow
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Well...
I had my suspicions- and unfortunatly...
its the master cylinder- but it gave 15 yrs of service...
too bad it came with a $550 all in pricetag :(
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Well...
I had my suspicions- and unfortunatly...
its the master cylinder- but it gave 15 yrs of service...
too bad it came with a $550 all in pricetag :(
Thats a rip off... Strange how they can charge that much on something thats an easy install and the part is not that expensive...

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Whats involved in Master cylinder replacement JR ?
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