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2001 kia sportage brake fluid leak problem

My kia is leaking brake fluid, the resevoir is empty every other day after putting in a full bottle of brake fluid. odd thing is there is NO spotting on the garage floor, or any drip to speak of to help locate the leak. its like my brake fluid is just dissapearing.

anything you might know thaqt can help would be greatly appreciated.

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  • Cocogee Jan 25, 2009

    leakage happens even when standing overnight and it comes from the either the reservoir or back of the master cyleiner

  • Anonymous Jan 28, 2009

    Kia Sportage 2001.. I have the exact same problem, I have had the master cylinder changed twice.. my mechanic as checked every where and found no leaks..!

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Kia s leak is common in the proportioning valve located on the fire wall two line from the master cylinder to the pv then 4 lines comming out, Ther eic two hew nuts on the top of the valve. Simply look at the one that is wet take a 16 mm ratchet and take off the hex nut. Now there are two different set ups in this nut but the fix is the same. Rplace the bottom o ring. On one of the set ups it has a small cover dont lose it the o ring is under this cover

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Check inside of the four wheels for fluid leak it could be happening when driving only

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