How do you bleed the brakes after changing all the wheel and master cylinders in a 1969 vw bug?
remove the brake cap and start the car... let it run for about 10-15 seconds the have soome body mash the brakes and you will see little bubbles come out . keep repeating intill the brake becomes firm.
Why would you lose pressure in your brake pad after changing the back brakes on a 1992 Pontiac Grand Prix?
You bleed the rear brakes the same way you bleed the front brakes. If you can't get brake fluid to come out the rear bleeders you may have a faulty master cylinder or the master was allowed to empty out the reservoir that feeds the rear and now it is air bound. Removing the master cylinder and bench bleeding the master may be what you need to do and don't let the reservoir go dry!
The answer from Y-THINK-Y is incorrect. The 97 TJ clutch master to slave cylinders are not a conventional brake type hydraulic system. The conventional bleeding process does not work. Does anyone know how the system is purged and bled? Do I need a special pump sysytem of some sort? Basically in the same fashion that you would bleed brakes. Search the FAQ answers for the "how" to bleed brakes. Y-THINK-Y
YOU ONLY BLEED BRAKES WHEN YOU DISCONECT ANY BRAKE LINES OR HOSES OR IF YOU CHANGING YOUR ENTIRE FLUID. IF YOU JUST CHANGE PADS AND OR SHOES YOU DO NOT NEED TO BLEED IT. JUST MAKE SURE THAT WHEN YOU PUSH THE PISTON BACK ON YOUR CALIPERS, THE RESERVOIR CAP MUST BE OFF TO AVOID DAMAGING ANY COMPONENTS.
After replacing the master cylinder and bleeding the brakes on a 1988 Ford Escort you still have no brakes what now?
Did you bench bleed the master ? Are the calipers and wheel cylinders working properly ? Is there a break in the line somewhere ? Last , is the booster working properly ? What happens when you step on the brake now ? Are they soft and spongy ? Does the car stop at all ? More info is needed to answer this question properly.
Why did my brake pedal on my 1999 grand am go right to the floor and when I changed the master cylinder it bled the whole system and I have no leaks what should I do?
Get someone to help you and bleed the brakes again. You should have bench bled the master cylinder before installing. Start at the right rear, then go to the left rear, right front, and end at the left front brake. Bleed each caliber until you see no more air escaping. If you do not know how to bleed your brakes a Google search will give you instructions. If you do it right, assuming the Master…
Steps on bleeding the brakes on a 1987 Chevy Celebrity. I am assuming that you know how to bleed brakes and merely want the order in which to bleed individual callipers or cylinders. If there is cause to believe that there is air in the master cylinder then it should be bled first. Then the individual wheels should be bled as follows: Right rear then left front. Left rear then right front. This per the…
Brake Pedal goes to floor after changing brakes on 2003 Saturn L200 and bleeding brakes throughly. What could be problem Car is mint too new to be master cylinder 30K miles.?
Why won't brakes on my 1989 F250 Ford stop the truck I had a new master cylinder rear brakes and cylinders front rotors and brakes?
the air must be bled out... but on this system, it is very hard to do, especially if everything has been changed. you will find air in the r.a.b.s. valve,and there may not be a bleeder valve on it. start by bleeding the master cyl. then go to the r.a.b.s. valve,and bleed valve 1 line at a time. you may have to park truck on an incline to get all the air out. then bleed…
What causes a 1985 Dodge Ram not to have pressue in the pedal after replacing the master cylinder and rebuilding the proportioning valve and changing the lines?
Replace rear brake padsrotors and calipers as well as master cylinder and pcv and bled the brakes but still the pedal goes to the floor what next?
Why would a 1996 Chev truck brakes go most of the way to the floor after new master cylinder bleed the brakes. Worked on the brakes themselves but still brakes go almost to the floor.?
Why would the passenger side of your rear brakes bleed but not your driver side I replaced brand new brakes lines and master cylinder?
For a 95 Ford Windstar the brakes went and the front brakes have been changed with new pads and rotors - Back brakes were adjusted and there are still no brakes - what else to do to fix it?
what you have could be one of three problems. Check your reservoir to see if it has plenty of brake fluid, bleed your brakes,they may of lost the fluid while changing brakes. Also, if you have a vacuum leak it will cause your brakes not to work. Or it could be your master cylinder or your vacuum booster that has went bad. brewski
Why does clutch not release until pedal is all the way to floor in Chevy S10 even with new master and slave cylinders?
93 Chevy truck new master cylinder What causes long brake pedal travel if back brakes are ajusted out allthe way?
What would cause the wheel cylinders not to move when brakes are applied in bleeding the brakes on a 1980 chevy van; and when bleeding the pedal does not go to the floor?
Without seeing it, I would say that the wheel cylinders may have rust/corrision in them preventing them from moving in their bores.That would explain why the pedal does not go to the floor when trying to bleed them. Crack the bleeders open and see of fluid comes out either one. IF it does, replace the wheel cylinders. IF not, there may be a restriction further up the line, collapsed brake hoses, master cylinder or a…
If you replace the rear calipers and bleed the rear brakes do you need to bleed the front brakes also?
If the brakes are disc brakes then try opening the bleed screws on the calipers and see if the pressure releases if not then remove the calipers and replace because the piston is probably frozen or you can try pushing in the piston with a c-clamp,if that doesnt work replace the calipers as noted. If the brakes are drum brakes then check your brake cylinders to see if they are leaking if so you can…