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Old 07-22-2007, 10:17 PM
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rock hard brakes

maybe someone can help me ... i have a 92 240sx , with the z32 brake upgrade, and i have a new master cylinder and a used z32 brake booster, and my car was parked for a while and when i went to drive it the brake pedal was rock hard... so i went for a drive and i slammed on them .. and they locked up and stayed locked up, i had to release the pressure to move again... and suggestions.. everything is brand new plz help
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Old 07-23-2007, 01:59 PM
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Air in the lines, proportioning valve? stuck piston on the caliper?
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Old 07-23-2007, 02:19 PM
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just get the calipers rebuilt at good year or pep boys
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Old 07-25-2007, 07:29 AM
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Yeah, that is typically a seized piston or several
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Old 07-25-2007, 05:37 PM
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sounds like you have a bad booster
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yeaup mine just started action up time for New Booster.
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Old 07-26-2007, 06:59 AM
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Originally Posted by Levi SPL S14 View Post
sounds like you have a bad booster
Yeah...definitely a possibility. The only thing about this is, if the brakes are not releasing, it probably is not the booster, or not just the booster
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Old 07-26-2007, 06:20 PM
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Yeah...definitely a possibility. The only thing about this is, if the brakes are not releasing, it probably is not the booster, or not just the booster
Touche...........
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