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brake problem!!! please help!!!

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Old 12-19-2010, 07:27 AM
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Well, did you actually determine that it was the master cylinder, or are you just throwing parts at the situation and hoping it works? I hope the best, but it's going to be pretty funny seeing another post after it's installed and the brakes still don't work.
 
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Old 12-20-2010, 12:10 PM
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Pressure test is cheap.
 
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Old 12-21-2010, 02:29 PM
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Originally Posted by boosted517 View Post
also how hard is it to change the drivers side axle? as well as where can i get a good one for cheap ??
Scour the internet - I purchased mine (both) off Ebay (new parts merchant) -EMPI brand and in two years so far I had no trouble at all. Other "genuine" replacements sold by the dealers and other online merchants were approx 3x more expensive. IIRC, maybe I paid around $ 80/piece.
As far as replacing it, you'll definitely need a XZN socket - you should check your bolts for size. Lastly, it may turn to be a nasty job if you have to deal with the pinch bolt (sorry, didn't pay attention what yr your car is), and it would help if you can muster a second pair of hands/muscles.
 
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Old 12-21-2010, 03:15 PM
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so how does she stop? im curious as to what happened.
 
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Old 12-21-2010, 03:18 PM
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so how does she stop? an if the secondary seal in the Master Cyl. is shot then you wont have any brakes right?
 
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Old 12-21-2010, 03:28 PM
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have no breaks i bought it like that and i used the e break, i just hope the axle and master cyl arent too dificult to swap out
 
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Old 12-21-2010, 06:39 PM
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as well as its a 01
 
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Old 12-23-2010, 09:35 AM
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i am betting money you didn't get them new ( master and booster ... this has disaster written all over it .... bought a car with no brakes .. bought used parts ( especially a master cylinder for breaks ) .. want a good axle cheap .... buddy I am telling you now you should have bought a honda..
a new master was only a hundered bucks and am not even convinced you needed it .. the fact you had to fill up the reservoir should have been the first cluse ..

As far as changing it it is a bit of pain in the *** comapred to other cars i have done .. just getting the tools in there is a bit of a pain.
 
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Old 12-25-2010, 02:11 AM
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did i ask for comments like that ?? no i didnt so please keep those comments to your self, i buy and sell cars, as well as its my hobby, had many hondas they are easy as pie to work on trying to find out a little more about these german cars before i start ripping it apart, and as well as commenting on the issue of buying a car with no brakes and buying used parts, when its a good deal anyone would buy it as well as everyone is looking for a good deal, its not my daily driver as well so the honda comment doesnt mean anything
 
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Old 12-26-2010, 05:31 PM
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Originally Posted by Theiceman View Post
buddy I am telling you now you should have bought a honda...


LMAO HAHAHA

soo any updates???
 

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