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Old 02-02-2004, 10:31 AM   #11
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Well, it'* better now that you can get a whole new set, rather than have old brakes that could have broken somewhere else later on.
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Old 02-02-2004, 10:42 AM   #12
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Fair enough, but $400 clams is a real kick in the pants right now

hhehehe, I'll be off to the bank for that $20 000 line of credit...eliminate my growing VISA debts, lol, I'm still paying off massive Bonneville repairs.

Oh well....
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Broken brake lines from the master cylinder to the ABS system...straight time...4hrs
That seems like an unusual place for a failure. Are they the stainless steel flexible lines?

Hope it goes well enough...

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So apparently it cost $420 CDN to make your car stop. They told me there was a leak in the flex area of the brake fluid line. Now when I press on the brake pedal I get SO much travel...the pedal is mush, so I go back....oh well, now I need a new master cylinder.

Ok...well at least the ABS is fine
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Steve relax.....

Back on topic.

Called GM this morning, no TSBs on this item, and just general service maintainance in the past.

This must be a first because I have seen mikey and TaylorD online and they have added nothing to this thread...

Oh well...still waiting for the call
That gets irritating sometimes.
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So apparently it cost $420 CDN to make your car stop. They told me there was a leak in the flex area of the brake fluid line. Now when I press on the brake pedal I get SO much travel...the pedal is mush, so I go back....oh well, now I need a new master cylinder.

Ok...well at least the ABS is fine
I would first suspect air in the system. Not sure where the leak was, but if the dealer has found the entire line is in bad condition, it may be worth replacing.

However, the flex area is very short, and I'm curious why he is replacing more than just the flex area.
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Fuddy its all one hollow metal line, I cant imagine replacing just one section of it...the way it looks, I dont know how they would have attached the new piece to the existing line, the part is miminal in cost...its the time.

Now the mushiness of the pedal is whats driving me nutz...they said its the master cylinder
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If it wasn't mushy before the brake problem, they caused it. It may just need to be bled.
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I was visualizing the flexible piece broken between the wheel cylinder and metal lines.
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This must be a first because I have seen mikey and TaylorD online and they have added nothing to this thread...
Sorry to hear that Jim. That'* a first sad to say, can't recall that EVER happening to any of the Aurora members over at Edmunds in the 3 years I was there. Glad to hear you and the ride or ok.
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