[ROVERNET - UK] locking brakes

Eric Russell p6rovers at yahoo.com
Thu Aug 17 15:49:30 BST 2006

Does your car have a brake servo?  If yes, it sounds
like the air control valve is sticking.

If not,.... sorry.


--- Gianni D'Ortenzio <giannid at bigpond.com> wrote:

> I have just done the rear brakes on the P5B coupe (
> new linings and sleeved 
> the cylinders only) and took it for a drive when the
> front and rear brakes 
> locked on. Got it home by letting fluid out and then
> using the handbrake 
> only. When I pump the pedal, with the motor off, it
> hardens up and the 
> brakes lock all round, as if the fluid is only going
> one way. Any ideas as 
> to what might be causing this?
> Cheers Gianni
> 1948 Rover 75, P3 four light
> 1949 Rover 75, P3 six light
> 1969 Rover P5B coupe
> 1971 Rover P6B 3500
> 1974 Rover P6B 3500S
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