[AMRadio] Suggestions for restoring a DX-100


Robert Arenella rja1 at computer.net
Fri Apr 5 01:43:22 EST 2002


w5omr wrote:

> : > Automotive brake fluid used to contain PCB.  Think of the tons of it that
> : > entered the environment all those decades (ever notice how you have to top
> : > off your master cylinder from time to time, let alone ruptured and leaky
> : > brake cylinders and lines, etc... guess where all that PCB went).
> :
> :            I would have to disagree with some of the above. The reason
> : you see lower fluid levels in the master cylinder is caused by brake pad/shoe
> : wear. As the pads wear, the caliper pistons have to move further out in their
> : bores to effect braking. This takes more brake fluid..........VOILA, lower
> : levels in the master cylinder. ANY leak in the brake hydraulic system (however
> : small), would introduce AIR into the brake system. This would bring about
> major
> : problems very
> : quickly.
>
> You never 'bled' the brake lines, to get the air out?
>
> where did the fluid go?
>
> 73 = Best Regards,
> -=Jeff/W5OMR=-
>                          As regular maintaince, no. Only if the hydraulic system
> was "opened up".

Bob,
N2OAM

>

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