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Dragging TR3A Brakes

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Subject: Dragging TR3A Brakes
From: "Brent Smith" <>
Date: Fri, 28 Nov 1997 09:47:11 -0500
Cc: <triumphs@Autox.Team.Net>
>The brake petal will hardly move. It seems like the brakes are stuck.
>When I take my foot off the gas the car rolls to a quick stop. I got out
>felt the wheels. No excess heat when I touched each wheel. I looked at the
>back of the car and the brake lights were on with no one in the car.

It sounds like master cylinder problems.  I assume it wasn't pulling to one
side (front hose deteriorating inside--I've had that happen).  It's a
hydraulic problem; the TR3A brake switch is in the hydraulic line.

1960 TR3A 

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