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Old 12-28-2007, 09:57 PM
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master cylender brake peddle very soft

Hi guys. Just installed an after market cylinder on my 52 chevy car . Equipped with front disk brakes/rear drums 10psi/5psi reduced valves. Peddle goes all the way down when compressded.

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You will have to bleed the brakes.
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Brake system needs further bleeding

I guess I need to do a better job at bleeding them. I'll attempt to do that today.
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did you bench bleed the master cylinder before you put it on? if you didnt you will take a long time bleeding them you wil get fluid but that will be old after that you will get air pockets from the new cylinder then you will get new fluid and be okay
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MC bleeding

I sure did not bleed the MC before plumbing. I will take more time bleeding the lines now.
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