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one caliper not bleeding?

Has anybody had this problem before. manual hydralic brakes my front left caliper bleeds and my right one doesn't?? brand new calipers and master cylinder. i was able to break the line after that proportioning valve i think is called for the right front side and had brand new fluid coming out at that point but cant break the pre-bent metal line where it meets the rubber tube running to the caliper? WHAT IS GOING ON?

Its on a 79 c-10 350.

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Did you try it with the bleeder valve completely removed and see if it's getting fluid like that ?




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i have had the bleeder screw all the way out and broke the line off at the caliper and it dripped but just prob from residual fluid. not any extra amount from pumping pedal or anything....
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Go back through them again JMO. Start with the right rear then go to the left rear, then do the right front then the left front and do not let the M/C run out of fluid while you are bleeding the system.




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Go back through them again JMO. Start with the right rear then go to the left rear, then do the right front then the left front and do not let the M/C run out of fluid while you are bleeding the system.




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what is that gonna do if im getting absolutley nothing right now? starting with the right rear cool but the right front is the one that isn't working so just skip it? I went through them all to start with is why I ask...
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brake bleeders

Is the fight front wheel stopping? I had a simulator problem with my jimmy, just the opposite. the brake wouldn't release. the problem was the flex hose to the caliper. it has started the separate causing a check valve allotting fluid to go to tje caliper, but wouldn't let it release the p ads.
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So what you're saying is the flex hose was old or whatever and you just replaced the hose or a check valve was bad? Is there anyway to test that?
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The old lines can and will clasp when trying to push fluid through them , i re-read your post you didn't say anything about changing the rubber lines and as stated that could be your problem JMO And the reason i said to go back through the brake bleed process again, well because sometimes if not done properly air will be back in the system before you can make your round with them .JMO



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Sounds like a collapsed hose. They get pinched shut where the steel compression due to rust.

Since you have fluid in the metal line; go ahead and replace the rubber hose. It is easy to save the tube nut on the steel line if you use a torch and heat the the compression fitting on the hose. Be careful the rubber will pop off of the compression part if you get it too hot. Then brake fluid starts burning and spraying; not a good situation. However, I have had to get them this hot before in order to save the steel line.

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Just keep splitting all the connections on that side until you find out where the fluid stops. You said you had it at the prop valve so the issue is from there to the wheel. I would be suspicious of the fitting you said you cant get apart. I have see fittings collapse internally if they are overtightened. The are only brass in most cases. Some people will crank on them and it will ruin them. They dont need to be that tight. If you need to crank that hard on them the flares are probably no good. Stainless line that is overtightened will damage the brass fittings
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Completely agree with you there I just got done putting some small vise grips on it and no go....yikes...so maybe some pentetrating lube and we'll see?...
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It was a bad brake hose, just the flex hose. Bet the guy I bought it from collapsed it when he changed pads. Easy fix and cheap thankfully.
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It was a bad brake hose, just the flex hose. Bet the guy I bought it from collapsed it when he changed pads. Easy fix and cheap thankfully.
Glad you got it fixed and thanks for reporting back
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