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Old 10-04-2009   #1
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Brake fluid reservoir

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When bleeding the brakes under pressure last week the reservoir exploded, it was very brittle to start with and I only gave it 10psi, any ideas for a replacement? Any modern Fiats have something similar?
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Re: Brake fluid reservoir

Come on, somebody must have suffered this problem before,
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Re: Brake fluid reservoir

The general advice is not to use pressurised bleeding systems on these cars as there is a whole host of possible problems and this is just one of them.

I know the old fashioned method is a bind but it works and doesn't cause problems with the reservoir or master cylinder.
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Re: Brake fluid reservoir

Thanks Jimbro but it doesn't really answer my question, I had tried everything else and pressure worked, I had to get one from my other car but that also is not great, anything similar is really what I need to know,
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Re: Brake fluid reservoir

You can buy generic fluid reservoirs from any motorsport specialist. It won't be an exact fit of course but close enough. The luck here is that it is a remote reservoir - most cars have the reservoir integral with the master cylinder.
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