[Mgs] MGB Disappearing brake fluid

Osborne, Paul paul at ece.rochester.edu
Thu Apr 19 11:27:11 MDT 2018

Ck the inside of the rear tires and see if there is a wet spot running down the tire below the hub. If so that is where your fluid went.  It is a closed system, it has to be going someplace. 

> Paul Osborne
> Department of Electrical and Computer Eng
> University of Rochester 
> 201 Hopeman Building RC
> Rochester NY 14627

> On Apr 18, 2018, at 3:36 AM, PaulHunt73 via Mgs <mgs at autox.team.net> wrote:
> Fluid can 'dry' if it falls on the floor and is left.
> Booster can suck up the fluid, but that usually only happens when the engine is running, and as far as I know with the later integral booster the only route is from the master rear seal.
> You won't really know until you fully bleed the system, just filling can leave air bubbles which may prevent further leaks.
> PaulH.
> ----- Original Message ----- 
>> When I tried to take my MGB out of hibernation last Friday the brake peddle when all the way to the floor.  Looking under the hood, I found that the reservoir on the master cylinder was completely empty.  The whole system was working properly when I put the car away last fall.
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