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I don't know what the deal is here. I've never once added fluid to the thing and its always been near the correct level. <br>Tonight I finally get a new radiator that doesn't leak in the car and drive to school, and when i get there I look under the car to check for antifreeze. No antifreeze, but something else is dripping quickly to the ground and making a puddle near my driver's side tire. <br>I pop the hood and find brake fluid oozing out of the little vent hole on the top of my master cylinder cap and running down to the ground <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/vwbb/confused.gif" BORDER="0"> WTF is this happy horse****? I've never once added fluid, and now the thing is fecking overflowing? GRRR.<p>Right after buying the car I put new front pads on, and in late February I put new rear pads and rotors on. No issues then. I don't know what the deal is now. The brakes seem to be working just fine.
 

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Did you take the cap off the master cyl when you pushed the brakes pistons back into the bores? That fluid in the bores after the pistons extend when the pads wear has to go some where. It is a good idea to use a clean turkey baster to extract half the fluid out of the master cyl so you dont have to worry about overflow. <p>The fluid must have packed out the master cylenders resivour and finaly pushed out. <p>If you extracted the fluid before you serviced your rotors and pads... disregard. <p>Glad you got your Wagon back on the road though.
 
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