Brake fluid at junction to booster?

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  1. dremu

    dremu Officious Thread Derailer Premium Member GMOTM Winner

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    In swapping the brake power booster, I noticed the bad one had a bit of fluid in the bore where the master cylinder mates to the booster.

    I suspect that this means the master is leaking, and the leakage is contaminating the booster. Can anyone confirm this, or conversely, can anyone tell me that a little goop in the junction won't kill the booster?

    'Sokay either way, as the booster's only gotta last a few weeks /forums/images/graemlins/laugh.gif and it can't be any worse than the one that was on before /forums/images/graemlins/yikes.gif

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    I'd say the master was leaking into the booster. Change the master while your there, they're cheap. My .02.
     
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    yeah seals in the maseter are going, seal kits are cheap or save the troble and go for a new mc, a little fluid wont kill the booster a lot will. i had a bit in mine when i changed my mc and its still fine but too much and it will kill the diaphram /forums/images/graemlins/whistling.gif
     

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