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Re: Leaky drum brake cylinder?
It's not worth trying to fit new seals to wheel cylinders as there is quite often corrosion on the bore of the cylinder which would damage the new seals.
The video in the link shows you how to change a wheel cylinder. (skip to 2.30)
A few points to note about the video though...A piece of pipe on the bleed nipple and into a container when bleeding would have been better, also don't push the brake pedal right down to the floor, only push it to about half way so as to lessen the chances of master seal dammage.
Please take the time to enter your vehicle details in the "What's current in your garage?" box.
To do this:
Hover over the "TOOLS" tab at the top of the page
> then in the dropdown click on "User Dashboard"
> click on "Edit Your Details" at the top Left hand side.
> scroll down to the "What's current in your garage?" box and enter your vehicle details.
> Once the details are entered scroll down to the bottom of the page and click "Save Changes"
Currently in TTT's garage:
2001 Renault Laguna II 1.9dCi Dynamique Sport Tourer