[ROVERNET - UK] More queries on P6 brakes

Vern Klukas vern at inkspotco.com
Sat Jan 26 17:04:03 GMT 2008

>I have the car on jack stands  , the brake callipers  in pieces , 
>the master cylinders in place and an operating engine . Is there any 
>way to test the servo ?? What should I look for, brake fluid 
>somewhere it shouldn't be  . I don't want to rip it apart unless I 
>know there is a problem , rebuild kits are too expensive and rare to 
>squander on a" just in case ' rebuild.

Check for fluid in the vacuum chamber. If it is dry you are probably 
in good shape.

>The cork floats in the master cylinder level switches have dried out 
>and disappeared into a goo of cork flakes in the bottom of the 
>reservoirs . is there a quick fix for this , apart from sourcing new 
>[ probably dried out ]?? ] float switches ? Abandon the whole level 
>warning light system and check the levels regularly ??

You can take the switch apart and just replace the cork. I've used a 
high quality wine cork in the past, but then I live in a wine region 
so they are plentiful lol


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