[ROVERNET - UK] Coolant choice
wfritz at mindspring.com
Wed May 31 13:09:31 BST 2006
Eric & Steve,
I have done the exact same thing on one of mine and confirm your
experience-it worked perfectly.
> [Original Message]
> From: Eric Russell <p6rovers at yahoo.com>
> To: <rovernet at lyris.ccdata.com>
> Date: 5/30/2006 11:29:45 PM
> Subject: Re: [ROVERNET - UK] Coolant choice
> You may be past this suggestion:
> Once upon a time, I determined that the rear servo was
> not releasing the rear brakes. I opened the rear
> servo air control valve and determined that it was not
> easily moving up and down. I place a rag over the
> whole assembly and rammed down on the brake pedal.
> The air control valve piston became lodged in the rag.
> I noticed that the air control valve cylinder and
> piston both had minor surface rust. Being prepared to
> remove, repair and refit the servo I:
> 1. Wrapped 1000 wt. wet and dry paper around a
> 2. I moistened the paper with brake fluid.
> 3. I "honed" the cylinder noticing the rust dust on
> the paper.
> 4. Using brake fluid and a "Q-Tip", I cleaned out the
> 5. I used 1000 wt paper on the piston.
> 6. I moistened the rubber seal with brake fluid,
> reassembled everything.
> 7. Success! Everything worked and kept working.
> Disclaimer: Only one person's experience. Not
> workshop manual noted.
> --- Steven Dibdin <sdibdin at hotmail.com> wrote:
> > Yes on both counts----this week----I do have some
> > parts coming from Ruth to
> > help a sticky airvalve issue on the front servo.
> > But, yep it's doing both.
> > I'm not making any promises for next week though!
> > PS, I haven't forgotten your battery covers, work is
> > being most inconvenient
> > at the moment...
> > All the best,
> > SD-
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