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Has two containers but front one keeps going dry

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This is a serious fault and needs sorting fast!!!!!! Check front and rear brake area`s for sign`s of leakage,check brake hoses,pipes and fittings for sign`s of leakage if there are no visable sign`s it maybe the master cylinder..PLEASE don`t delay do it today!!!!!!!!

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    Fig. Front caliper and related parts

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