brake fluid question???
Posted October 16, 2009 - 03:30 PM
Posted October 16, 2009 - 03:33 PM
If fluid leaked out, odds are that, yes, you'll have to beed the system to make it work like it should.
Posted October 16, 2009 - 03:49 PM
Posted October 16, 2009 - 04:40 PM
Posted October 18, 2009 - 10:21 PM
Can you tell us exactly what you were doing and how / where it leaked?
Posted October 19, 2009 - 07:47 AM
Posted October 19, 2009 - 04:24 PM
Posted October 19, 2009 - 04:43 PM
Posted October 19, 2009 - 04:45 PM
i think the master cylinder is pretty much empty now. if i pull the lever in it does nothing. no tension almost. is that normal with it not having any fluid in it?
Yes it is
Posted October 20, 2009 - 04:44 PM
Posted October 20, 2009 - 07:05 PM
Posted October 21, 2009 - 05:16 PM
Posted October 21, 2009 - 05:34 PM
i bought a vacum type bleeder and ended up not using it. i pumped the lever and bubbles of air would come out and i did that tilll they stopped. also put a zip tie to the lever tp hold it down for a while. my results arent great the brakes are still kind of spogey. the front brake works at least now alright. i think the back one can lock the reaar wheel. the front could still use some improvement though. should i try the vacum bleeder? do i just attach it to the front brake bleed nipple and start pumping?
If by vacuum bleeder you mean the one way valve attached to some brake bleeding line then yes, just attach to bleed nipple, crack it open and start pumping. Be sure to not let the mc run dry and keep pumping untill no more air bubbles are coming out the nipple.