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Old 04-12-2003, 11:44 PM
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I just installed a new Brake reservoir, Master cylinder, lines from the reservoir to the master. Should I fill the reservoir and prime the master before hooking up the metal brake lines for the final bleeding process?


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You should bench bleed the master cyl as the directions say that came with it. Failing to do this will cause you numerous problems. After that, I would, starting at the farthest wheel, open the bleeders one at a time and allow the fluid to gravity feed the wheels from the master cyl. After you have good flow from each wheel, check to see how the pedal feels. If it feels spongy, they may need additional bleeding. Many times, gravity bleeding for the first time will be all that is needed, depending on the car and where the MC is located. Good Luck.
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