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I have a 1996 lexus es300. I'm replacing the front brakes

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I have a 1996 lexus es300. I'm replacing the front brakes and flushing the brake lines. I had the brake calipers off, and I started to flush the brake lines starting with the rear right wheel. However, I forgot to clamp in the front, and so when we pumped the breaks the piston of both front calipers came out as well as fluid all over the floors. I didn't even notice at first because although the calipers were off, I just had them hanging by a wire, and had the tires on because I didn't have jack stands until today. I put the piston back in and put c clamps on, and continued to bleed the rear right until I saw clear fluid coming out without bubbles (well there were some tiny tiny tiny little bubbles but it was 99.9% nothing, and I was going through alot of fluid). Then i went to the rear left side and repeated process. Now, with the front calipers still clamped and the backs bleeded I got in the car and pushed down on the breaks and it goes with some stress but goes all the way to the floor. Does not feel pressurized?
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Have you bleed the front?

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Customer reply replied 1 year ago
well i guess inadvertently because i blew the pistons out because the calipers were unhooked and not C clamped.
Lexus Mechanic: Cary York,
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Sorry I will have to opt out so another expert can help.

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Hello. Welcome to Jsut Answer. Please allow me to assist you. As I understand the basis problem, you bled the brakes without benefit of the caliper being in place over the rotor, is this correct?

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