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Oct 14th, 2008 3:14 pm
motorman587
Re: Rear brake problem "up date"

I owe drinks. Rear drive seal. How lucky that she did not blow while on my trip this weekend.

Any how, fixed................
Oct 13th, 2008 7:35 pm
motorman587
Re: Rear brake problem

Thanks for the information, and I bet anybody, a drink of choice, that that is what it is.
Oct 13th, 2008 6:23 pm
hallzee
Re: Rear brake problem

It's called a crush washer, and it's on the banjo bolt. They can only be used once (meaning, if you remove it, you must replace).
Oct 13th, 2008 6:13 pm
motorman587
Re: Rear brake problem

Parking lot wrenchhead stated there is an "O" ring, which can leak. True???
Oct 13th, 2008 5:23 pm
rattler50
Re: Rear brake problem

It allows the pressure to equalize and apply pistons on both sides of the caliper...........
Oct 13th, 2008 4:40 pm
motorman587
Re: Rear brake problem

Some else stated that is where the problem might be. What does the crossover tube do??????
Oct 13th, 2008 12:27 pm
rattler50
Re: Rear brake problem

Looks like it might be the crossover tube at the bottom of your caliper. Could be loose or cracked. Might have taken a hit from some road debri. Clean it up and take a close look at it while someone presses the rear brake pedal. The leak might show then.........good luck.........
Oct 13th, 2008 11:52 am
motorman587
Rear brake problem

The wife and I did a north Georgia mountain run. At one of the fuel stops noticed that something was leaking. Was not sure if it was the final drive or rear brake. I thought it was more rear brake then final drive. I checked for play and any grinding noise, which I did not have.

Once we got to our rally point, some wrench heads, confirmed brake fluid. So for the rest of the trip, was less rear brake and every stop, wiped tire clean.

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