RE: [Chrysler300] Mysteriously Losing Brake Fluid
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RE: [Chrysler300] Mysteriously Losing Brake Fluid





Since brakes are a closed hydraulic system, either fliud is getting past the piston in the master cylinder, or you have a leak in one of the lines, or at the wheel cylinders in the back or calipers in the front. When you step on the brake pedal, is it firm or does it gradually sink ?
 
Black smoke is a different problem. Not related, IMHO.
 
Ron


From: Chrysler300@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:Chrysler300@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Michael Reed rmreed@xxxxxxxxx [Chrysler300]
Sent: Tuesday, November 06, 2018 5:34 PM
To: mark schueller
Cc: chrysler300@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: Re: [Chrysler300] Mysteriously Losing Brake Fluid

I'm interested in the replies - same thing has happened on my F.

Mike
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The first Republican president was elected on this date in 1860.

On Nov 6, 2018, "mark schueller heminwedge@xxxxxxxxx [Chrysler300]" <Chrysler300-noreply@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
 

Greetings 300 Club Members:

MY 300C is mysteriously loosing brake fluid and I do not know how.  The only clue is that nasty black exhaust is coming out the tail pipes on both sides leaving heavy deposits on the garage floor.  What ever is happening is draining my master cylinder dry. Is it possible engine vacuum is sucking up the brake fluid some how? Is there a malfunctioning check valve some place?  There is no evidence of leaky wheel cylinders from under the car but I have not pulled the wheels off to see.  A number of years I did a brake upgrade and swapped out conventional brake shoes for rotors and was told I may have to go with a double action master cylinder but opted not to with many years of no problems until now.  This is a new problem and it is truly a mystery to me.

Any and all feedback is appreciated. Thank you all very much!

Mark Schueller
300C, F

1605 Lake Shore Road
Grafton, WI 53024
414-416-0790
 

Mike
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The first Republican president was elected on this date in 1860.


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