[DML] Re: Brake fluid
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[DML] Re: Brake fluid

It could be leaking into the brake booster. Pull the vacuum hose and
see if there is any sign of moisture (wetting) inside the hose. It is
not recommended to flush to change fluids. If you are changing the DOT
# you should disassemble every component and wipe with alcohol and
replace the seals. DOT 5 can't evaporate. It CAN hold a lot of air. It
is possible what you are experiencing is the air getting out, dropping
the level. How spongy is your pedal? You have to handle the DOT 5
carefully to prevent air getting in, ie, you have to pour slowly
without splashing the stuff.
David Teitelbaum
vin 10757

--- In dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, Bob Brandys <BobB@...> wrote:
> After recently replacing the leaking master cylinder on the 2015 De 
> Lorean,
> I put in DOT 5 and bleed the whole system to wash out the DOT 3.
> The car has been up on jack stands while we continue its conversion, 
> but the brake fluid level
> has been continually dropping.  I have added about 3 oz. to the MC.
> The strange thing is I can not find any leak. No puddles.  No drips.   
> All the wheel cylinders are dry.  The MC is dry.
> No brake fluid leaking onto the drivers floor (this has no carpet right 
> now.)
> This has been going on for over a month.   Where is the brake fluid 
> going?  Does DOT 5 evaporate?
> Bob


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