Hard brake pedal

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Hard brake pedal

Post by assembled » Sat Mar 05, 2016 5:41 pm

Hi,
my BX has a very hard brake pedal. It is comparable to a regular assisted brakes without assistance. Simply resting foot on a brake pedal gives 0 braking force and to brake hard I need to step real hard. Front brakes have about 2kN braking force and rear 0,6-0,8kN. I have not yet bled the system after some rework, but brakes were like this before rework as well. I had dissembled the brake valve and there is a chance I rebuilt it wrong. What can cause such symptoms?
1992 TZD Turbo berline, aircon, ABS
1991 TZD Turbo berline
1989 GTi 4x4 berline, ABS

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Re: Hard brake pedal

Post by ken newbold » Sun Mar 06, 2016 10:52 am

assembled wrote:Hi,
I had dissembled the brake valve and there is a chance I rebuilt it wrong.
I think you've answered your own question here
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