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Front brakes only stick when engine is warm

1991 VW Golf front brakes stay engaued when engine warms up. When engine cools down okay. Then when warmed up again to normal temp, brakes stick again? thanks, b

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Either the servo push rod is over adjusted ,or teh rear seal in the servo is leting air in without the brake being applied

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ENGINE *
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Hi there, The brake lights on my 99 VW Golf keep comin on and wearing down the battery, any ideas why this could be?


Almost certainly the brake light switch has failed, it's located just above the brake pedal. It's a small box unit with a plunger type switch. Get down into the footwell, and see if u can push the plunger in and out a few times, it might just be stuck. U can try given it a really (I MEAN REALLY LIGHT) light smearing of grease to help prevent it from sticking.

If you find the above cures it, then cool,
might aswell buy a new brake light switch as they are only £8 or so from VW, and u can easily fit it within 5mins yourself.

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Car: 1992 vw golf mk3 gl 1800cc Stationary rpm is too high when the engine is cold. Revs sometimes without touching accelerator or gets stuck at, for instance, 2500, 3000 rpm. Problem is gone when the...


That sounds like the the temperture sensor. that is what works the revs when the car is cold, is should be at the front of the engine. hope that helps

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Sounds like it could be your coolant temperature sender thats faulty.It could be reading the incorrect temperature and sending the wrong signal to the ecu when the engine is warm.Sometimes even having the fault memory read will not show any faults in system.Try changing the sensor[located on the engine near waterhousing on side of head]and see what happens.Good luck.

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