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Posted: Sun Oct 16, 2005 4:25 pm 
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HEy all!

I own a ef xr6 & my brakes are gradually dying! I notice there is fluid coming out between the brake booster & where u put the fluid in... How do i fix this?

 

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Posted: Sun Oct 16, 2005 4:28 pm 
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replace the seals on the master cylinder then best of change ur fluid.
make sure thats is where it is leaking from, seals should be cheap
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Posted: Sun Oct 16, 2005 4:38 pm 
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YEh im pretty sure it is. So are these seals hard to change? Then after wats the best way to change all the fluid & bleed it? thanks.

 

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Posted: Sun Oct 16, 2005 4:50 pm 
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s**t easy pull resivour off and replace seals put some break fluid on the seals to help them slide on. then putnew fluid in and bleed it through, if u know how to do so.
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Posted: Mon Oct 17, 2005 8:06 am 
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Meh. Easier just to replace the master cylinder.

I did the one on teh fiance's car and it cost me $170 for the master cylinder.
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Posted: Mon Oct 17, 2005 10:40 pm 
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yeah it's easier to just replace the whole master cylinder, saves the trouble and mucking around.
then just bleed the whole brake system.

 

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