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Re: bleeding brakes modus


Did you remove the master cylinder reservior cap when changing the pads.....did you force back the caliper piston to get the new pads in??.....if you didnt remove the reservior cap forcing back the caliper piston will push fluid backwards in the system, and this will cause the o rings in the master cylinder to turn themselves inside out causing spongyness in the brakes....i know this as i made this mistake a few years may be able to get away with bleeding the brakes as i suggested.....i had to get a mechanic to come out and pressurise the brake system with a special tool to turn the rings back into the normal position...this didnt last long tho and had to get a new master cylinder from the brakers yard.
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