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Old 12-22-2001, 08:54 PM
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I just got my son a 1954 chevy sedan and she is all there, I am having a problem finding out where to put the brake fluid in. I am asking someone for help with my brake system? Where can I put the fluid in and how do I bleed my brakes?
take a look at her and tell me what you think? Thanks!1954 Chevy

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Old 12-24-2001, 09:15 AM
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you got to lift up the carpet, and there is a plug in the floor to get to the master cylinder and brake fluid.

to bleed, do it just like any other car, pump pedal and hold, open a bleeder, close it, repeat till there's no air coming out. repeat at all 4 wheels and do it again to be safe(check fluid in the reservoir so ya dont let air in)
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A shop manual is real handy when trying to figure out the differences in cars. Dealers at the big car parts swap meets have original and reproduction ones. The original ones have thicker paper for the pages and the pictures are easier to see. But it's tough to find one in good condition. Happy hunting! Oh yeah, those dealers might also have repro floor plugs that go above the master cylinder. Old ones usually break apart when you're trying to get them out.
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Yep The master cyl. is under the floorboard. Whenever you bleed brakes it is a good rule of thumb to always start at the wheel furthest away from the master cylinder which which is right rear bleed it then left rear. then right front, and finish with the left front. David Shands............. Retired Master Mechanic
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