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Old 07-21-2003, 01:02   #1 (permalink)
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It happens in threes..... what's next?

In the process of doing a check over, on top of the water issue in the other thread I also found that my brake fluid resevoir had been leaking fluid, which has dripped onto the engine bay paintwork and stripped it!

So after closer inspection, I found it was 1 of the 2 seals going to the master brake cylinder.

$16.50(seals from Ford) + Fluid($10) + labour (~$50) from mechanic =$76.50

so I think....

$16.50 (seals from Ford) + do it myself.

BUT Ford don't have any which means no car for a day.

So I go to ABS Brakes in Ringwood....

$6.60 (the same goddamn seals) + Fluid $10 and half an hour of my time.

I can tell you it wasn't a tough choice.
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Re: It happens in threes..... what's next?

much of the paint work damaged?
atleast its an easy fix :)
lets hope the 'next' don't happen
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Old 07-21-2003, 02:42   #3 (permalink)
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Re: It happens in threes..... what's next?

mate, it must happen in 10's and 20's with me
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nah, not too much damage, a bit of a touch up from a spray pack should do the job.

six_in_a_row>> careful dude, don't jinx me :)
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Lemme guess... rear resevoir to master cylinder seal had gone?

My car is like the EA Beta-Pack... every time I read something going wrong to someones EA on here, it's either already happened to me, or is about to happen :(
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