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2005 vw passat. Can't get brakes to bleed out. Car has good…

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2005 vw passat Mechanic's...

2005 vw passat

Mechanic's Assistant: Are you fixing your Passat yourself? What have you tried so far?

Can't get brakes to bleed out. Car has good pedal when vehicle is off. No pedal when vehicle is on. We are a shop in ohio. Right and left rear caliper's have been put on. Right Rotor and Rear pads also. There is a new Master Cylinder put on to. We have tried to manually bleed foot pump. And we have tried vacuum pump to bleed them. We are stuck now.

Mechanic's Assistant: Have you checked the fluids recently?

Fluid is full

Submitted: 10 months ago.Category: VW
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VW Mechanic: Wolfgang, VW Master Technician replied 10 months ago
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when you installed the rear calipers did you push on the brake pedal or did you rachet the e brake levers to adjust the pads?

where in ohio?

thanks

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