[ROVERNET - UK] brake fluid leak above pedal-'70 3500s

Kent Kinard kkinard at swbell.net
Fri Feb 18 18:02:22 GMT 2005

Hi Peter,
Most likely a leaking Master, though you could check the reservoir and 
the hose between it an the master.

I just discovered I can post in HTML.  When did this come about?

Kent K.

peter king wrote:

> Hello again, Rovernetters.
> Many thanks to all who responded to my recent inquiries into transmission
> leaks on my '70 3500s.
> I am wondering if anyone has had experience with brake fluid dripping down
> the pedal mechanism into the interior, and if this necessarily points to a
> master cylinder leak, or if there is any other explanation I should explore.
> I haven't noticed any problems with the master. Pedal is not soft. But it
> seems likely that the very slow leak is fluid travelling down the piston
> shaft from a bad seal. What I wonder is whether a leak elsewhere could find
> its way past the bulkhead to the interior?
> Thanks,
> Peter  
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