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To bleed the master cylinder while on the vehicle use the lines like a bleeder screw. In other words, pump the brake pedal up slowly as to not cause bubbles, then hold it down and crank 1 brake line loose at the master cylinder, then tighten the brake line back up before lifting up on the brake pedal. It don't usually matter which one is done first, then do it a few times and then switch to the other brake line at the master cylinder.
Perhaps the master cylinder is bad. Is this a new master cylinder? Did you fix that leak at the rear driver side cylinder?
Do you get any fluid out of the brake lines at the master cylinder when trying to bleed it?
did you not see my reply, "Do you get any fluid out of the brake lines at the master cylinder when trying to bleed it?"
Replace the master cylinder.
That was the very first thing I told you.
No, but you will most likely have to bleed that abs pump as well. when done.
here are the instructions,
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Then you missed it, "
a. Air is bled as the pump motor operates while the brake pedal is being
c. As brake fluid is continuously drained while the pump operates, it is not
necessary to repeatedly depress the brake pedal.
g. With the brake pedal depressed, loosen the bleeder plug of the rear disc brake
cylinder RH, continue to hold the brake pedal and allow brake fluid to be
drained from the bleeder plug while the pump motor operates
Did you happen to catch the bleeding sequence that starts at the rf, then lf, rr then lr.
Right front, left front, right rear and left rear, that appears to be the order that they are bled. The exact opposite as normal.
ok, tomorrow is fine but I have to warn you, I haven't been getting to sleep until into the wee hours of the morning, last nite 5am, so I don't get up till way past noon until I see my doctor and get back on track.
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