Someone on the list suggested applying the handbrake before bleeding the
rear brakes. This worked well for me.
It may take several times around the car to get the job done completely,
depending on which apparatus you are using.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Breda O'Sullivan" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Sent: Sunday, February 11, 2007 4:38 AM
Subject: poor brake pedal
> Ok Guys,
> I changed the brake fluid on my 100/6 recently (dot 4), and ever since I
> have had a poor pedal on first pump, followed by a better one on the
> I posted a question a few weeks back on the correct sequence for bleeding
> (start furthest away from the master cylinder) which I duly followed.
> No improvement.
> Then I noticed a leak from the back R/H drum.
> And found the Wheel cylinder was leaking, and the shoes were contaminated.
> So I put a seal kit in both rear wheel cylinders and fitted a new set of
> back shoes.
> And bleed the whole system again extremely well. (Definitely no air still
> Same problem, please help!
> The fluid level in the reservoir is not decreasing, No air bubbles visible
> in the reservoir. no leaks or loss of fluid visible any where.