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2001 Kia Sportage 4dr 2wd...
2001 Kia Sportage 4dr 2wd. Replaced front rotors/pads and right front caliper. I can't seem to bleed the brakes. Little or no fluid comes out of either front caliper... No pedal pressure...Caliper pistons are not moving. pads still loose... Is there anything special that needs to be done regarding the proportioning valve? What could be the issue?
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Kia Mechanic: EricFromCT, Technician replied 2 years ago
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Hi. Are the bleeders on the top or bottom of the calipers?

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Customer reply replied 2 years ago
on the inner side above the brake line.
Customer reply replied 2 years ago
Is that what you need to know?
Kia Mechanic: EricFromCT, Technician replied 2 years ago

They should be on the top. So it sounds like they are on correctly.

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Kia Mechanic: EricFromCT, Technician replied 2 years ago

There should be nothing you need to do with the valve or abs.

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Kia Mechanic: EricFromCT, Technician replied 2 years ago

The brakes are split diagonally. So try bleeding all 4 wheels and you should be good.

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Customer reply replied 2 years ago
OK. What is the sequence? RR, LR, RF, LF?
Customer reply replied 2 years ago
there's air all throughout the system?
Kia Mechanic: EricFromCT, Technician replied 2 years ago

Yeah. Really as long as you just keep going around until there is no air then it will work.

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Customer reply replied 2 years ago
no pedal pressure at the start is normal?
Kia Mechanic: EricFromCT, Technician replied 2 years ago

If there is a lot of air. Have to try and work it out. Pump the pedal with the bleeders closed. Then apply pressure to pedal while someone opens bleeder. Then close bleeder then let pedal up. Keep doing that should work.

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Kia Mechanic: EricFromCT, Technician replied 2 years ago

Hi. Have you made progress with bleeding? Let me know if you have more questions and please rate my service. Thank you.

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