Brake pedal return

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Brake pedal return

Post by steve GT VW » Tue Sep 01, 2020 2:07 pm

Hi All
I have an issue where my brake pedal does not return, brakes work fine but when pressed the pedal stays down, can you advise if there is a brake return spring fitted on the pedal mechanism?

only way to get the pedal to return at present is after using the brake is to place foot under pedal and re lift it back in to place or alternatively I will have to use a small bungee cord.

KR
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Re: Brake pedal return

Post by mark1gls » Tue Sep 01, 2020 10:45 pm

There is a spring on the pedal, check yours is not broken.
Picture here.

https://volkswagen.7zap.com/en/rdw/scir ... 21-126000/


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Re: Brake pedal return

Post by mark1gls » Tue Sep 01, 2020 10:48 pm

Might be wrong.... as last post for a left hooker..
Have a look here and check your springs/set up

https://volkswagen.7zap.com/en/rdw/scir ... 21-128000/


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Re: Brake pedal return

Post by Village Idiots » Wed Sep 02, 2020 7:48 am

Had this problem with my Corrado, but on the clutch pedal (hydraulic clutch). 'Twas a faulty master cylinder.