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Unread 07-27-2009, 09:13 PM   #1
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Power Booster Change On Wj .. Now I Have No Fluid

I HAVE SPENT THE LAST 2 DAYS TRYING TO BLEED MY BRAKES AFTER A POWER BOOSTER CHANGE. I HAD TO TAKE OFF MY MC TO GET MY BOOSTER OUT THUS I NEEDED TO BLEED MY BRAKES AFTERWARDS. ESPECIALLY SINCE THEY GO STRAIGHT TO THE FLOOR WITH NO RESISTANCE AT ALL!

I GOT A HANDY ONE MAN VACUUM PUMP TO DO THE JOB AND I NOTICED NOW I AM NOT PULLING ANY FUID AT ALL OUT OF MY BLEED SCREWS. IS MY MC TOAST NOW? I HAVE TRIED AN ON THE VEHICLE BENCH BLEED FOR MY MC AND THERES BARELY ANY FLUID MOVEMENT OUT OF THEM.

SOMEONE TOLD ME I MAY NEED TO ADJUST MY PUSHROD ON MY MC SINCE I HAVE A NEW BOOSTER AND I MAY NOT BE PUSHING FLUID INTO MY LINES. IVE NEVER HEARD OF SUCH A THING.

AT THIS POINT I WOULD TAKE IT TO A MECHANIC BUT I CANT DRIVE IT.

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Unread 07-27-2009, 10:41 PM   #2
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WOW BILLY MAYES HERE WITH STUCK ON CAPS.

You have to Bench Bleed all master cylinders
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Unread 07-27-2009, 11:12 PM   #3
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Wow .... like Josh said you need to "bench" bleed the MC first. What bleeding direction order are you using?
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Unread 07-28-2009, 08:19 AM   #4
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yeah caps....anyways, im gonna go ahead and just get a new master ($50 at oreilys, big deal) and swap that while im at it, bench bleed it and try again. still curious about the plunger on the master and power booster adjustment. thanx again
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Unread 07-30-2009, 04:55 PM   #5
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well, i feel like a tard, my push rod was not connecting to my piston on my mc.....brakes bled like a champ afterwards.....thanks for the help.
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