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On a roll...grrrr
#1
2 days after landing in S&B's last week, the minivan started a slow brake fluid drip. FUCK! Took it to a mechanic, brake master cylinder and brake booster both supposedly need replacing. Quoted $681 for both. FUCK FUCK FUCK!!! Guy said he wouldn't release vehicle unless I signed a waiver. 

Anyways 2002 Ford Windstar SEL. Anyone know if this is reasonable? Thnx.
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#2
https://www.rockauto.com/en/catalog/ford...inder,1836

https://www.rockauto.com/en/catalog/ford...inder,1952

if your doing wheel cylinders do brakes to

https://www.rockauto.com/en/catalog/ford...+shoe,1688
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  • Wabbit (06-11-2019)
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#3
I'm not a mechanic lol, I can't do the work. I called the mechanic and told him to go ahead and do it.
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#4
that better include full rear brakes

if i was there i would of done it for $1-200 plus parts,depends on how much i cuss/bleed,small brakes like that are pretty easy
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  • Wabbit (06-11-2019)
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#5
Small brakes are easy as long as they are disk. Rear drum brakes are are PITA with that emergency brake setup. Putting in a new vacuum booster and master cylinder, they will have to get under the dash to remove the vacuum booster. Not a fun job by any means.
Brian

2000 Roadtrek 200 Versatile "The Beast" (it has been tamed hopefully)  I feed it and it doesn't bite me.   Angel
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  • Wabbit (06-11-2019)
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#6
Talking to a guy here he said it's not bad. I was being a bit angsty about money lol. I think I got it figured out. Don't like putting that much on credit cards, but I am glad I caught it before something bad happened with brakes.
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#7
It's a convenient time since your stuck in S & B anyway.
You could have been on the road in Ironwood, Michigan during the winter.
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#8
Sorry to hear about the hit on your savings but good to know you'll have good brakes now!
Peace...
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  • Wabbit (06-11-2019)
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#9
I'd say that there's no stopping you now but it sounds like you are getting it taken care of.
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#10
not a mechanic here either, so I pay when work is needed, kinda at the mercy of the shop but it sounds like you did ok I think Smile good thing it is caught and being repaired
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