I HAVE A 1973 BEETLE IS THE BRAKES BAD?

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Asked by Jun 28, 2016 at 03:58 AM about the 1973 Volkswagen Beetle Cabriolet

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Hello i have a 1973 beetle so every time i want to stop i have to "pump" the brake 4 or 5 times before it brakes need help please

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86,595

For sure the master cylinder is shot, You will have to visually inspect the rest of the system.

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is it necessary to bleed the brakes? or should i just check at the master cylinder

86,595

You can try bleeding the brakes, but I have found that if it does work it won't last long and brake pedal will start to slowly drop as you sit with the brake applied like at a traffic light, so you will wind up replacing the master cylinder anyway.

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Thank u ill do that

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