replaced almost everything, still no brakes

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  1. PaulPool89

    PaulPool89 Junior Member

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    yes I bench bled them properly. Just changed the master cylinder again on the off chance I got a deffective one. Still the same issues. And no I did not have my motor running while I bled everything.
     
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    Well you shouldn't have to have it running to bleed the brakes. At least I never have and I have super freaking brakes. lol Dude it sounds like there is something super funny going on. I'm almost wondering if there isn't a pin hole in the line somewhere. nay ouf you buddies happen to have some brake line laying around? Run some trial lines to the wheels and see if it fixes the problem. If it does. Welp sounds like new lines are in order.
     
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    I guess I have never checked but is it possible to have the calipers on the wrong side?


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    I had this happen once before. I replaced everything, brake booster clear to brand new calipers. Turn out i had a bad hub, caused it toto ride a caliper, killed all my brakes. Replaced the hub, and bingo.
     
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    I had the same issue with my 97. I tried a trick I read about and it worked. I opened up all the bleeders and let the truck sit until fluid ran out the bleeders on its own. Then I bled the brakes and have no issue now. This pushed all the excess air out of the lines.
     
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    Hi I know this is an old post but I'm having the same issue with my 98 and it's driving me nuts!!! Did u find out what was wrong??? Please let me know thank you..
     
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    I have seen the situation where the calipers were on the wrong side and there was no way to bleed them since the bleed screws were down instead of up. Just a thought.
     
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    Did you drain the system dry? The ABS system does not like that.
     
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    Can we not Necro posts from 2012, please?
     
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    And yet how many times do you see someone ask a question, only to be told to use the search function? Old posts are likely to come up. Admittedly, doesn't seem to happen on this forum much, but I've been "yelled" at for it on others.
     

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