Just did the timing belt job. The Schley tool made the job SO much easier! Got the O-ring kit from Jeff Tsai for the VVTi cam gear and now with new NGK iridium plugs and a new set of plug wires everything is just amazing.
NOW I've got the Brake Master Cylinder re-pressurizing too often and its kind of loud so after searching the forums I ordered a new BMC unit- only it does NOT have the little electric motor on the bottom and the "soup can shaped" accumulator (I think that's what its called.)
I was wondering if anybody had any experience with scavenging the old "bottom half" and installing it on a new master cylinder?? I'm hoping I can do it because if not I may have to buy a complete new/used unit. Do I need any o-rings, etc? Anybody have a manual??
Many thanks for any help.
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I got it on E-bay. I got got the brakes bled today with the help of my lovely Mrs. BUT I still get the "chirping" . Brakes are not soft and stop well but I get the chirping near the end of the charge cycle. Think I need to change the charging can and the motor too? Or is there a way to bleed it better to make sure that's not the problem. Possibly bench bleed before re-installing. I hate to have to take it off again.
I have had that annoying chirping sound on 2 master cylinder/abs pumps, both of them on 98-00 models. I think the chirping is caused by the motor, I mean what else can make that sound. Don't think the ABS modulator (actuator valves) are making it.
Bench Bleed, I guess you can fill it up with brake fluid and don't hook up the lines and pump it a bit.
Damn that hurts .. Have a sound coming from right behind my firewall soon as I turn on engine and sometimes when I break is that same sound you were hearing ? Have 01 with 90k on it changing out my rotors and pads in week or 2
@AeroStar - I'm getting that chirping sound also (really embarrassing when someone else is in the car) .
Question: Did you have any issues putting the new pump/accumulator onto the new bmc unit?
I see that there's a red plastic sleeve/cover on the fluid line connecting the pumpaccumulator to the the bmc unit.
I think I can disconnect it w/o issue but wanted to see if you had any issues.