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by Sgray
Thu Nov 29, 2018 11:01 pm
Forum: Volvo TGB/30X series Engine and Driveline
Topic: Volvo C303 - uneven braking
Replies: 12
Views: 700
New Zealand

Re: Volvo C303 - uneven braking

Dear All. I wanted to sincerely thank all the people who contributed to my C303 technical issue with the brakes. The problem is solved through a combination of relining all rear brakes shoes, copious bleeding procedure and adjustments. The brake pedal remains spongy but the truck stops in a straight...
by Sgray
Thu Oct 11, 2018 4:11 pm
Forum: Volvo TGB/30X series Engine and Driveline
Topic: Volvo C303 - uneven braking
Replies: 12
Views: 700
New Zealand

Re: Volvo C303 - uneven braking

Thanks Uli-RT, appreciated.
by Sgray
Thu Oct 11, 2018 3:40 am
Forum: Volvo TGB/30X series Engine and Driveline
Topic: Volvo C303 - uneven braking
Replies: 12
Views: 700
New Zealand

Re: Volvo C303 - uneven braking

Thanks to robber_and_custard & dokatd for valuable information/diagram. Mechanic aware of these points and I had given him a full workshop manual (in English!). If servos the problem...can anyone recommend where to obtain servo rebuild kit/reco unit etc? I've perused Tatanka website and aware of rep...
by Sgray
Wed Oct 10, 2018 5:42 pm
Forum: Volvo TGB/30X series Engine and Driveline
Topic: Volvo C303 - uneven braking
Replies: 12
Views: 700
New Zealand

Re: Volvo C303 - uneven braking

Thanks Andre.
Appreciate all the feedback from people.
The servos were in the back of my mind...we are still working on the brakes.
I'll let you know what the outcome is when problem overcome.
by Sgray
Fri Oct 05, 2018 4:38 am
Forum: Volvo TGB/30X series Engine and Driveline
Topic: Volvo C303 - uneven braking
Replies: 12
Views: 700
New Zealand

Re: Volvo C303 - uneven braking

Thanks Uli-RT
Will check it out.
by Sgray
Wed Oct 03, 2018 10:29 pm
Forum: Volvo TGB/30X series Engine and Driveline
Topic: Volvo C303 - uneven braking
Replies: 12
Views: 700
New Zealand

Re: Volvo C303 - uneven braking

Thanks rmel. i meant the truck pulls to the left... not suddenly but gradually...enough to make it fail the 'road worthy' test or what we call a warrant of fitness (WOF). All vehicles in NZ have to pass a WOF test every 6 months to be legal on our roads. The brake shoes have all been correctly adjus...
by Sgray
Wed Oct 03, 2018 5:36 pm
Forum: Volvo TGB/30X series Engine and Driveline
Topic: Volvo C303 - uneven braking
Replies: 12
Views: 700
New Zealand

Volvo C303 - uneven braking

Hi all Portal Hub enthusiasts. My name is Steve, I live in New Zealand and I bought recently a very clean and well maintained 1978 C303 ex Swedish military radio vehicle. I think it is the only one in the country. I have a problem with the brakes. Front wheel cylinders replaced two weeks ago, back w...