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Where are the drain plugs under the bonnet to stop water build up by the master cylinder

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  • christerfjel Jul 30, 2009

    On my 96 audi a4 there is about an inch of water sat in the bulkhead where the master cylinder and battery are located.

  • Shawn Henderson May 11, 2010

    There are no drain plugs what kind of problem or you having?

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I have a 1997 honda accord 5speed I don't know what it is but it like my clutch is not releasing to make the car take off it acts like I never release my clutch when I have it just idles why


possible failure is the clutch cable or clutch master cylinder ( which ever you have )
if it is a cable the cable wears and strands of the cable jam in the case stopping the clutch pressure plate from engaging
if hydraulic the compensating post in the master cylinder becomes blocked and does not release the pressure to the clutch slave cylinder
The fix will be to replace which ever you have

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Why does warning breaking fault light keep flashing up


Not an expert in this field but have you checked the brake fluid level in the power hydraulics near your Master cylinder power booster under the bonnet. If it is leaking you will notice that you are constantly topping it up . If this is the case then you need to get the braking system checked for leaks or a blown master cylinder before you find you can't stop one day in the future. Also check the vacuum tubing that goes to the master cylinder Booster for vacuum leaks.
If it was me I would get a brake expert to check your braking system as brakes are something that you really need to work when you find you need to stop in a hurry.

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Having water leaks from back passenger side of motor


check for blocked drain holes under bonnet....look for water building up in anything that will hold water...if water is found pooling....clear drain hole

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Rain water leaking into front of car.


check the grill area under the windscreen ,, you should be able to acess this with the bonnet open,, there are 2 drains to allow water to be drained ,,, these can get blocked by leaves and dirt causing water to build up and get into the car through the heater

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chances are you just have water in one of the spark plug boots take off the spark plug wires one at a time and dry them out with a paper towel a spray can of electric contact cleaner will help to get rid of the water do not use wd-40.

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My 1995 Honda CVR sounds like it is only running on 3 cylinders. I must say I used a water blaster to clean under the bonnet and the motor area. Would appreciate your help thanks, Regards, John


Well John if water has reached the the spark plugs bonnet,it must be of that,to fix that you need to take out the spark plugs bonnet then dry it if you see water droplet in.

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92 Corona auto - fill radiator with water - drive 90 minutes did 150 k no serious hills- temperature guage needle moved up after moving from 100 k to 50 k - no water - temperature guage just about in red -...


sounds like a coolant hose has a pin-hole or burst slightly open. pressure test cooling system or if you do not have a tester ----fill system with water and with bonnet open run engine untill it gets hot, builds pressure and starts leaking ,just keep an eye as where it leaks,

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1999 kia sortage-need master cylinder; do i have antilock brakes?


look under the bonnet for an ABS system ,not commiting myself here because different countries have introduced the relevant laws at different times

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The clutch reservoir is on the bulkhead / firewall by the brake fluid reservoir under the bonnet / hood. Its likely to be low or out of fluid. If this is the case its more than likely that you have a leak from the master cylinder or slave cylinder. First have a look from the clutch pedal side for any signs of fluid around the firewall area. Then follow the pipe from the master cylinder down to the gearbox bellhousing. The slave cylinder is what it attaches to. Chances are there will be a leak from under the rubber boot where the rod exits. In some cases you will have to remove it from the bell housing to check for leak. You can usually leave the pipework on at this stage. Carefully prize of the dust cover and check for leaks. Be careful not to let it drip in your eyes. If its leaking remove completely and replace it or the seals. Refit and bleed the clutch after topping up reservoir.
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It is located to the rear of the brake master cylinder under the hood (bonnet), to check and see if it leaks start the engine, put your foot on the brake pedal, turn the engine off, you should get at least three pumps on the pedal before it gets very hard to push, also listen for a vacuum leak, a noise like sucking air through pursed lips. OK got it?

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