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I actually did a daft thing and managed to pump out the caliper piston whilst trying to work out the hand brake mechanism I managed to get the piston back in and there have been no leaks so far. But the brakes feel shocking at the moment and if i pump the pedal it seems to make the situation worse, the pedal gets harder but the brakes are less effective. I was meant to get a pressure bleeder today from Halfords, but they were closed when I left work so that will have to wait until tomorrow. I was then planning to bleed all the brakes again at the weekend and see what difference that makes. Thanks for all the input it really does help and I wasn't even aware that such forums existed until the weekend past.
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