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Unread 05-21-2012, 10:05 PM   #1
muddy95cherokee
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I have a 95 cherokee. Recently my pedal just went to the floor upon brake application. There is no fluid loss, but yet the brakes don't work. My carpets aren't wet, and one caliper decided to grab and not let go. Since this happened I replaced master cylinder, and both front calipers, and bled the brakes. It didn't help one bit except now the calipers don't lock up.... They just don't do anything. Any thoughts on what it could be?

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Unread 05-21-2012, 10:26 PM   #2
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Did you bench bleed the master cylinder? Also, when you replace one, you should bleed all four corners, starting with the one in the back furthest away from the master cylinder first, then work your way to the front. Hope this helps!
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Unread 05-21-2012, 10:29 PM   #3
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I didn't bench bleed the master, but I did bleed all four starting at the wheel farthest from master cylinder
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Unread 05-21-2012, 10:33 PM   #4
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Did you get straight fluid from each line?
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Unread 05-21-2012, 10:38 PM   #5
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Also, did you get a new master cylinder?
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Unread 05-21-2012, 10:41 PM   #6
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Yes straight fluid from each line and its a reman master. Came with no resivior.had to use old res
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Unread 05-21-2012, 10:49 PM   #7
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Very odd. Is someone helping you bleed the brakes? You should hear the brakes working on the back, and should be able to see the calipers working. The only other thing I could suggest is visually check all the lines, and pull the rear drums and look for a leaky cylinder. Other than that, maybe on of the other fellas on her may have some suggestions..good luck,
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Unread 05-22-2012, 08:53 AM   #8
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Quote:
Originally Posted by muddy95cherokee
I have a 95 cherokee. Recently my pedal just went to the floor upon brake application. There is no fluid loss, but yet the brakes don't work. My carpets aren't wet, and one caliper decided to grab and not let go. Since this happened I replaced master cylinder, and both front calipers, and bled the brakes. It didn't help one bit except now the calipers don't lock up.... They just don't do anything. Any thoughts on what it could be?
Does it have abs?
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Unread 05-22-2012, 03:00 PM   #9
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Did you check the brake boost.
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Unread 05-22-2012, 04:33 PM   #10
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make sure your calipers are on the right side. The bleeder valve should be above where the hose bolts on. I've made this mistake before, it was a bit embarrassing.
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Unread 05-23-2012, 10:55 AM   #11
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make sure your calipers are on the right side. The bleeder valve should be above where the hose bolts on. I've made this mistake before, it was a bit embarrassing.
Yep...bleeders on top.
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