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Brake Fluid and Lubrication
Brake Pads and Rotors
Lincoln Town Car

You are working on a customers 1986 190d merc.after driving the car for 20 miles or so in town the brakes will not release there is residual pressure in the system if I crack the lines at the master?

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September 08, 2007 8:54PM

Return ports in master cylinder are restricted (fluid expands as it it heated due to pad contact with rotor) Try to shorten connecting rod from brake pedal to master cylinder (some are adjustable) or replace master cylinder