mk2 golf no foot brake pedal while car is running


Asked by Apr 11, 2010 at 12:13 PM about the 1988 Volkswagen GTI

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

ive done a complete brake overhaul on my 1988 golf gti 8v.New calipers front and back, new master cylinder, i've bleed the system and can get no air comming out i have a great pedal when the car isn't running but as soon as i start it up the brake pedal goes straight to the floor. I've tried 2 man bleeding and the self bleeding kits on e-bay and still nothing. Ant advice would be greatly appreciated

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Have you checked the vacuum check valve?

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next to the inlet manifold on the brake servo pipe. yes and seems fine i've even changed the servo still nothing

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try doing the master cylender

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