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Old 05-18-2012, 10:26 AM   #15
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I have a small knoll in my side year the LF tire goes up on which tells me I drove too far into the yard. Last week I drove it in till it started to go up the knoll put in in neutral and just as the RV started to roll back I put it in park and it stopped dead. I still have to bleed that park brake,
I found a set of instructions in the manual how to do that. Will get to that after I finish the interior, I want to re-bleed the brakes anyway.
if its holding you are good to go. just remember the park brake and the service brakes are not connected to each other. if the park brake is holding it is one of those if it aint broke dont fix it as parts can be expensive and hard to come by.

when you do your brakes i suggest purging the old fluid and going with a DOT 4 brake fluid. this can be added directly with DOT 3 with out issue. wait to add the DOT 4 until the master cylinder is nearly empty to minimize mixing and get the full effect of the DOT 4 repeat till almost empty again and refill. Dont use DOT 5!!!

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Old 05-18-2012, 10:55 AM   #16
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if its holding you are good to go. just remember the park brake and the service brakes are not connected to each other. if the park brake is holding it is one of those if it aint broke dont fix it as parts can be expensive and hard to come by.

when you do your brakes i suggest purging the old fluid and going with a DOT 4 brake fluid. this can be added directly with DOT 3 with out issue. wait to add the DOT 4 until the master cylinder is nearly empty to minimize mixing and get the full effect of the DOT 4 repeat till almost empty again and refill. Dont use DOT 5!!!

James
The wheel brakes use Dot 3 and the park brake uses dextron from one of the two pumps. I have an emergency brake system that supplies power to the wheel brakes should I lose a fan belt, it has an electric motor that you test before starting the engine. I just push on the brake pedal and can hear it run
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