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Old 02-11-2011, 11:19 PM
boarder4life boarder4life is offline
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Default No brake pressure!!

I was replacing my calipers and front brake pads. I got everything on fine but once I started to bleed the brake system to get all the air or of the system I couldn't get any pressure built up. If I have my truck off it will build a little pressure but once I have the engine running the pedal goes straight to the floor with no resistance what so ever. any ideas on what might be going on?! I tried bleeding the master cylinder already.
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Old 02-11-2011, 11:33 PM
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Default Re: No brake pressure!!

bleed with truck on, and just keep bleeding until you have full pedal
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Old 02-26-2011, 03:41 PM
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Default Re: No brake pressure!!

Check your install job. Chances are that you possibly installed the calipers on the wrong sides of the car...If so....then that means that the bleeder valve is at the bottom of the caliper and not letting the trapped air pocket out of the caliper......

Flip the calipers around to the other sides so that the bleeder valve is on top of the valve instead and you will see how you can bleed the brakes properly this time.
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Old 03-01-2011, 06:48 AM
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Default Re: No brake pressure!!

take your calipers off, fill them with brake fluid before installing them, the bleed out any trapped air, saves a lot of time trying to bleed them
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