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Old 11-13-2010, 07:10 PM
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break problem

ok ,i broke a break line at the mud runs ,so now ive changed the lines ,blead the system and ended up changing the front calipers and master cylinder ,with everything blead all of a sudden ive lost my front brakes once again,checked for leaks and theres none ,could it be my booster is shot,pulled the vacum and theres lots of sucktion but when you pump the brakes theres a sucktion noise ,im lost here any sugestions
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Old 11-13-2010, 07:41 PM
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Did you reset the proportioning valve? Is the brake warning light on in the dash?
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Old 11-13-2010, 07:45 PM
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its an 83 chev ,ive tried everything
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Old 11-13-2010, 09:57 PM
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you bled front brakes last didnt you
it sounds like proportioning valve is tripped
what line blew????
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Old 11-13-2010, 10:54 PM
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front break line ,back breaks work fine ,the fronts come and go
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Old 11-13-2010, 10:59 PM
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ok its something with prop valve
try losening a rear bleeder and have budy stomp brakes close bleeder
shoult trip it back
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Old 11-13-2010, 11:54 PM
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ill try,still think its the booster though
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Old 11-14-2010, 12:19 AM
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boster wont make front or rear brakes stop working
it would make pedal hard to push
like manual brakes only harder
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Old 11-14-2010, 10:33 AM
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I agree sounds like proportioning valve.
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Old 11-14-2010, 11:45 AM
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With engine off pump the pedal up a few times then give it a hard fast pump - hit the pedal and let go right away, works for me to centre proportioning valve
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Old 11-14-2010, 01:01 PM
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U replaced the master but did u bench bleed the air out of it?
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Old 11-30-2010, 10:16 AM
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I WOUD START WITH MASTER
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Old 11-30-2010, 04:48 PM
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id try the prop valve , then master
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Old 11-30-2010, 06:08 PM
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i just re blead the master ,now just have to do the brake lines again and see what happens
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