1988 BMW 535 DETERMINING PROBLEM -BRAKER MASTER OR BRAKE BO

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  • dinan535turbo
  • 1988 BMW 535

Brakes problem
1988 BMW 535 6 cyl Two Wheel Drive Automatic 105000 miles

I would like to know if there is a tell tail way to determine which 1 or both are faulty.

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Tuesday, July 22nd, 2008 AT 8:27 PM

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  • Dr. Hagerty
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What symptoms are occurring? Do you have leakage of fluid? Do you have any warning lights at the dash?

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Tuesday, July 22nd, 2008 AT 8:37 PM
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The brakes get hard only for a panic stop

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Wednesday, July 23rd, 2008 AT 9:25 AM
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The brake system has what is commonly referred to as a brake "bomb" and it will require replacement. The part number is 34-33-1-162-054 and can be obtained online at RealOEM. Com There is a picture of it there as well.

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Friday, July 25th, 2008 AT 7:19 AM

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