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sammy657

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Its on the inside of the tyre you have to look under the rear left of the car to see it. Never noticed it before. Its due to be serviced this friday and i shall only be doing about another 200 miles max untill then is it best to leave it untill friday?
 
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It can really only be either the rigid pipe or the slave cylinder, neither of which will cost you an arm and leg. But you could loose brakes completely.

I'm begining to have my doubts about your garage..............
 
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Nah they only done the front ones mate not the rear ones they were due to do them this friday. Just hope it aint expensive/ a pain to fix. Still what needs to be done must be done i guess
 
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Dont know mate its all wet and its obvious something is leaking from that side as all the other sides are fine
 

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Dont know mate its all wet and its obvious something is leaking from that side as all the other sides are fine

Unless a dog has pissed through your wheel.

Really needs to be sorted before you do one more mile, far less than 200.

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PD

ps, I guessed right, what do I win?
 
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They are not concerning with not corrison of the steel rim as that won't happen over night.

IS the lost of brake efficiency which could cause accident is main focus!

So don't drive the car till you get it sorted! That's thw word of advice from everyone :D
 
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Its a weird one i topped up my brake fluid but its not going down at all unless it was 1 of my mums dogs that decided to pee thru the smallest of holes and hit the inside of the rim lol. Its just alot of wet muck at the inside of the rim. Just dont want it to corrode my rim grrrrrr they are a pain to find here. Cant me a brake leak as the fluid aint going down and plus its only just started happening
 
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why don't u touch it and smell it, so that u r sure??


That's what I'd do, disgusting as it may be!

It's quite possible the leak (if it is a leak) will only show itself under pressure. Try cleaning off the deposit (warm, soapy water) letting it dry, and then pumping the pedal a few times.
 
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Its a stubborn oily sludgy wetness dont have a clue what it is. Anything to be worried about? Thanks for all the info tho guys it dont go unapprichated
 
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Dont have a clue what it is smells sweet tho if you get me but its a black sludge
 
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Lol dont know what it could be still aint dried up from yesterday and its only that rear left wheel. Still only 2 days to go untill the service well 1 day really friday morning its going in with a detailed explination of whats up with it lol
 
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