[DML] Re: Brake saga........
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[DML] Re: Brake saga........

I did bleed the MC while on the car. I had two clear hoses attached to
each port going back into the MC, no bubbles appeared after 7-8 pumps.
I'm tempted to just purchase the new MC DMCH started to reman and see
if that clears things up. 

There is one more test that I am going to try but I have not had the
time. I was going to make another line that went from the MC directly
to one of the calipers just to see if at least that will work. I may
try the tip another fellow DML'er said he did, get another MC cap and
install a shrader valve on it to compress the cylinder with air and
see if that will help. I mean I did try compressing the system with
one that did it with brake fluid but what do I have to loose?


--- In dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, "David Teitelbaum" <jtrealty@xxxx> wrote:
> A very common reason to have this problem is that you did not properly
> bleed the master cylinder. It should be "bench bled". This means you
> put it in a vise, fill it with brake fluid, use 2 short tubes
> connected to the outlet ports and bent around into the resovoir, and
> slowly push on the piston until you stop seeing air bubbles coming out
> of the tubes. Once you have completly bled the master cylinder, put
> caps on the outlet ports and install in the car. Now bleed the brake
> system again and you should get fluid out the front brake calipers. It
> could also be your bleeding technique. Go to a local auto store and by
> a "one man brake bleeder". It is a piece of tubing with a one-way
> check valve so you don't pull air back in while you are bleeding the
> system. Use a large clear cup with some fluid in it and keep the end
> of the brake bleeder in the fluid so it can't pull air and you can see
> the bubbles coming out.
> David Teitelbaum
> vin 10757
> --- In dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, "basfe25" <dmcman73@xxxx> wrote:
> > Ok, a while ago I posted that I was having front brake problems. A
> > reminder: Master cylinder is brand new, front calipers are rebuilt and
> > all lines are new. The only difference in the car is the fact that I
> > have the SS braided brake lines rather then the old rubber ones.
> > 
> > For the life of me....I can't get my front brakes to work!!! Rear
> > brakes work great but the fronts just won't clamp down and grab. At
> > first I though it was a defective Master cylinder so Rob at PJ Grady
> > exchanged it for me, still no luck. I next thought that maybe I didn't
> > rebuild the front calipers properly so I purchased a pair that were
> > rebuilt professionally, still won't work. I have gone through 6
> > b

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