How JustAnswer Works:
  • Ask an Expert
    Experts are full of valuable knowledge and are ready to help with any question. Credentials confirmed by a Fortune 500 verification firm.
  • Get a Professional Answer
    Via email, text message, or notification as you wait on our site. Ask follow up questions if you need to.
  • 100% Satisfaction Guarantee
    Rate the answer you receive.
Ask Mike Your Own Question
Mike
Mike, Jaguar Technician
Category: Jaguar
Satisfied Customers: 39198
Experience:  Tech Expert
9261905
Type Your Jaguar Question Here...
Mike is online now

Jaguar s type, had a burst brake hose, during M.O.T.test, replaced

This answer was rated:

Jaguar s type, had a burst brake hose, during M.O.T.test, replaced all brake hoses, now brake pedal does down half an inch by itself and puts on the brake lights.

Hello,

I've been working hard to find a Professional to assist you with your question, but sometimes finding the right Professional can take a little longer than expected.

I wonder whether you're ok with continuing to wait for an answer. If you are, please let me know and I will continue my search. If not, feel free to let me know and I will cancel this question for you.

Thank you,

Shantal

Hello and Welcome to justanswer..

My name is XXXXX XXXXX Im happy to help you with this..

As you have had a wait - please bring me right up to date - what's been done etc - then we can carry on..

Kind Rgds, MIKE.................................
Customer: replied 4 years ago.

Jag S-type Petrol 2.5 V6 Auto 2002


 


During the MOT test a brake hose pipe burst. Have replaced all four brake hoses, which are of the stainless steel type and bled system. The brakes perform well on the brake rollers but on starting the engine the brake pedal now moves 0.5 of a inch downwards. This bring on the brake lights and holds effort on the brakes slightly. Why is this???


Cant find any fault with servo although on removing the main servo pipe this movement on the pedal is no longer there. Does this mean there is a problem with the servo itself???

Hello again -

Thank you for your reply.

This can be a servo fault - but more usually is the one way valve failing in the hard tube pipe that goes between the servo and the engine.

You can test the valve by blowing / sucking - it will be obvious if its gone altogether - but even if the results are not so plain - I would suggest renew that pipe / valve anyway - as its a common fault - and a lot easier / cheaper than a servo at this stage..

Best Rgds, MIKE.

Let me know if you need anything more on this at all -

Please do click on the OK rating to Excellent ratings service for me now, Thank you for that... and you can get back to me anytime if you need / wish..

Best Rgds, MIKE.


Please note, you are rating the content of my "answer" - my help to you - not the "system" which can experience delays etc which are not under my personal control -or delays caused by "time -off" which we all have on occasion - Thank you.
Mike, Jaguar Technician
Category: Jaguar
Satisfied Customers: 39198
Experience: Tech Expert
Mike and other Jaguar Specialists are ready to help you