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Drum Brake Question

From: David J
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Date: September 26, 2002


I'm sure this is simple, but I'm stumped. The car: 1961 Dodge Seneca 4dr. with manual drum brakes all around. My brakes got increasingly lower on the pedal (seemed to happen in the course of 2 days), and when I checked the master cylinder, it was low. I've done a visual check of brake lines, looked for telltale leaks at the wheel cylinders and m/c, the brake lines underhood from the m/c, and everything I see comes up dry as a bone. Adding brake fluid brought the pedal back (although I'm not driving anywhere until I figure this out). Any suggestions on how to proceed, or what the cause of this might be? All comments are most welcome. Thanks, David


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