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Old 02-11-2003, 08:02 AM
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Re: Stahlwille makes a great 9mm socket

Originally posted by Thomaspin
I have read many times that pumping the brake pedal runs the risk that you run the brake fluid in the reservoir too low and heretofore unused (and potentially corroded) parts of the brake caliper pistons are forced into their respective counterbores in the caliper, scoring the surface and destroying the brake. I wonder if anyone can confirm this?
i believe the risk has to do with the master cylinder and not the caliper and it is when an inexperienced person makes the mistake of pumping the brake pedal to the floor...
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