[ROVERNET - UK] more servo woes

Eric Russell p6rovers at yahoo.com
Mon Oct 23 02:00:47 BST 2006

My Rover brakes stuck on due to the servo air valve
being stuck by a rust film.

I popped the valve out, examined it, rectified the
problem, reinserted it, and solved the problem.


--- peter king <peter at king-co.com> wrote:

> A frustrating day on the Rover farm today. I rebuilt
> the P5 servo  
> yesterday, and installed it today, but the brakes
> stuck on after  
> starting the car. I removed the servo and re-aligned
> the piston,  
> afraid that it was binding. After a second
> installation, the brakes  
> still stick.
> The vacuum line valve is operating properly
> (one-way), no fluid  
> leaking past the seals into the vacuum chamber, so
> at least that  
> problem is fixed, but what other problem should I
> look for? There  
> were two small "O" rings in the rebuild kit which I
> could not find  
> any use for. Might I have left something out?
> Any thoughts would be greatly appreciated.
> Thanks,
> Peter
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