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Voyager Front Brakes

DONtheVOYAGER
04-25-2012, 01:10 PM
I have a 98 Voyager. The front brakes keep seizing up on me. It mostly does it in the afternoon, as though the heat of the day makes the fluid expand. Once I bleed the pressure off it's ok for a day or so. Was wondering if anyone else has had this problem? and if so, what causes it? Thanks

suzib6sw
06-08-2012, 04:14 PM
It may be you have too much water in the brake fluid. DOT3 also tended to do this in the heat.. DOT4 is supposed to stop this..
I would suggest you drain the system down. make sure the calipers are free to move.
DOT 5.1 (NOT DOT 5) has yet a higher boiling point.
If someone has put DOT5 in the system without flushing the DOT 3/4 out, it will corrode the seals etc..

Cheers.. Pete (Voyager Radio Repairs)