BRAKES ARE DRAGGING.

  • Tiny
  • JOHN THATCHER
  • 2001 BMW 118d
  • 90,000 miles

Brakes are dragging or do not release completely. There is a lot of travel in the brake pedal and it does not seem to release completely. Brakes and pedal travel appear to improve with temperature, Could this be a problem with the master cylinder? The vehicle model is 525I.

Wednesday, October 26th, 2011 AT 8:38 PM

1 Answer

  • Tiny
  • mhpautos
  • Expert
  • 29,785 posts

If there is a lot of free play at the pedal, remove the master and check that the piston is not sticking pat way down the bore, if so fit a new master.

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Wednesday, October 26th, 2011 AT 9:29 PM

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