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Old 04-10-2007, 04:50 PM   #1 (permalink)
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I just put new Goodridge line and new pads on the rear of my '01 Speedy. I can't get the master to suck any fluid out of the resevoir. Any ideas, I've taken the master apart and cleaned it up, but can't find anything wrong with it. It does pump air real well.....
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Old 04-10-2007, 05:13 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Did you put new copper washers on the banjo bolts? The best way to bleed the rear brake is to remove the wheel and hang the caliper with a zip tie so the nipple is facing up, and tapping it to get the bubbles to rise up and out. Also a vacuum assist like a mityvac helps in a big way. Good luck
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Hey Fred!
Is this on your Kwacker cyliner? (not that should make any difference)
I have a vacuum bleeder so no such worries
Sounds like it won't prime -
First, try pumping the rubber line (with your thumb & forefinger) between reservoir & cylinder to expel any air in there;
then try opening up the banjo bolt on top of the master & letting it gravity bleed through the fitting.
Once you have that primed try again with conventional bleed on the slave.

Good luck!!! :-D
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