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Old 01-05-2013, 08:23 AM   #1
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Question One Bad Brake

I am currently braking with 3 wheels ( the 2 front & passenger rear) I bled the system but the caliper was stiff so I bought a new one but I am still having the same problem
I get oil but it does not seam to have pressure to stop the disk
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Old 01-05-2013, 10:27 AM   #2
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Did U Change UR Brake Hose ?
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Old 01-05-2013, 05:42 PM   #3
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The lines are steel tubing and seem to be clear
the only possibility I can think of is a partially clogged line so disconnecting everything and blowing compressed air into it
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sometimes the rubber hoses degrade and cause issues , although this is rare.
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David, if your lines are clear,and you are sure you have all the air out of the system, and it still has no pressure to the rear , I would suspect the Master Cylinder
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David, if your lines are clear,and you are sure you have all the air out of the system, and it still has no pressure to the rear , I would suspect the Master Cylinder
but that would be an issue for 2 wheels if you have a double resevoir
all four if it's a single......perhaps a proportioning valve blockage ?
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it very well could be.. I was thinking that its farthest from a weak M/C , less pressure
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I haven't had the time to look into it but I have a day off tomorrow
the master cylinder was replaced and it is under warranty so might change that as well but isn't the driver side the closest?
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I thought it was Right Rear... are you absolutely sure the line is clear and all air is purged ? it is possible that its still in the caliper, is that a rebuilt? or like EX said, maybe proportioning valve
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are you absolutely sure the line is clear and all air is purged ? it is possible that its still in the caliper, is that a rebuilt?
To Say the truth, I over bled
it is rebuilt
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