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Missing brake fluid

Discussion in 'Mid-Atlantic Cobra Association' started by poiznus03, Aug 11, 2007.

  1. poiznus03

    poiznus03 2010 GT500 Established Member

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    I found it. The drivers side rear is leaking just a little. I tightened the thing but I am not sure it's going to stop it. Anyone know what is behind this fitting??? Is there an o-ring or something or should I just replace the line. Just wondered if anyone had removed this line from the brake caiper and what you found????

    Thanks!
     
  2. Red Devil

    Red Devil Village Idiot Established Member

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    Probably easier just to replace the line rather than guess where the leak might be. Be sure to bleed the system even if tightening fixed the leak. If fluid's getting out, air's getting in.
     
  3. poiznus03

    poiznus03 2010 GT500 Established Member

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    Here is where it is actually leaking from.

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    Snakesvt04 SCREW THIS Established Member

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    i think there's a seal in there, not sure though
     
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    zaxjax The Detailed Image Established Member

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    You may have to give the trophy back Rudy, now that we know you have a leak!
     
  6. poiznus03

    poiznus03 2010 GT500 Established Member

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    I could ship it back but then the box may have a hole it the bottom. Seriously I had to take it off the fireplace manel a few weeks ago and the room just doesn't look the same without it.

    Hope all is well with you.
     
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    zaxjax The Detailed Image Established Member

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    Just put it next to your bed on the nightstand!
     
  8. gcassidy

    gcassidy One more lap! Established Member

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    Rudy, there's a copper washer on either side of the banjo bolt fitting.
     
  9. poiznus03

    poiznus03 2010 GT500 Established Member

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    So I guess I can just get a couple of those copper crush washers and replace them???

    Thanks! :D
     
  10. Evil Bender

    Evil Bender Rabid Roadie Premium Member Established Member Beer Money Bros.

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    Maybe, I had a leak on the front a couple weeks ago,it turned out that the line was leaking were the line went into the block.
     
  11. Red Devil

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    Yup, just get a couple of the crush washers and it should be good to go. I'd keep a couple extra just in case. Or, just go with stainless braided lines and be done with it. You'll notice a difference.
     
  12. gcassidy

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    Rudy, be careful not to let the fluid level drop too low in the M/C. If the ABS get's air, it's a bitch to bleed, and you need a special tool for it.
     

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