View Single Post
  #1  
Old 04-17-2006, 10:55 PM
Rezarf's Avatar
Rezarf Rezarf is offline
Hard Core 4+
 
Join Date: Aug 2005
Location: In Uncle Ben's Shadow
Posts: 4,809
Default Brake Booster Issues...

Howdy Everyone-

Well, drove around 150 miles in the cruiser today, with a short run up into the mountains, coming down I had to hit my brakes a bit to allow a faster vehicle by, when I did my truck darted side to side... this was new, but I am not sure if it is related.

After driving to the airport and back about an hour and half, my brake pedal was getting a bit stiff but still slowing the 40 down.

By the time I got home today, I was needing to downshift to scrub speed and the pedal was stiff as a board. I was having to stand on it to get it to stop. I also had a bit of fluid coming out of the front cap when I got home... the cap is pretty dry rotted and loose though.

I am thinking it has to be in the booster? Fluid is good, pads are good, these are disks.

What do I start to look for with the booster? How do I check it for proper function?

Thanks-

Drew
__________________
Rezarf <><
K0RZF
My rig... "Maude"
1976 FJ40 with some stuff and some leaks

My 100 Series Land Cruiser Build Thread

My camping trailer build up thread.

2012 Toyota Sienna Minivan, fastest Toyota in the stable.


"You 80 guys are just a Sawzall away from nirvana." -Red Chili
Reply With Quote