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But at least its cheap and easy to change... (archive)

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Posted by Bill R. on October 15, 2001 at 23:07:40:

In Reply to: Re: Please define 'stupid brake system' posted by Bruno on October 15, 2001 at 22:55:14:


The vacuum wasn't hard enough for the brake booster, so they use a weird system:
- On the 533 and 535i a hydraulic brake booster supplied with hydraulic pressure from the power steering pump assists the braking effort...
They use an hydraulic accumulator that fails as often as the E28 bushings...

But I am learning... and I will replace the accumulator and the front end components Sunday.





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