[DML] Re: Brake Fluid Leak
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[DML] Re: Brake Fluid Leak



--- In dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, "Eric Pool" <ericpool@...> wrote:
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> Has anyone had a problem with a small brake fluid leak from the master cyl. tank? Mine seams to leak at the seals between the tank and the master. The master is only a couple years old with only about 200 miles on it (purchased from DMCH). It also only seams to leak during winter storage. Any help would be great!
>

I had the same exact problem. Hot temps, no problem As soon as it dipped down into the 50's, brake fluid would leak from the rubber seals between the Master Cylinder and the tank.

There were not any replacement seal kits at the time, and being over 20 years old, I just opted to replace the entire MC, and order one with new seals.

Not that big a deal, except now you're gonna have to possibly do some epoxy repair. Brake fluid hits the chassis, and the epoxy coating starts to detach itself, and slough off in rubbery sheets.

You're not alone, I've had the same problem.

-Robert
vin 6585 "X"



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