If you are still using the older style rubber flex lines you can clamp
them off with vice grips one by one until you find whether it is the
front left, front right or rear that is giving you the soft pedal,
then you can go from there.
On 12/30/10, Jonas Payne <JPayne@thorcon.net> wrote:
> No Teflon anywhere but the bleed screws
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> Subject: Re: [Healeys] Bleeding Brakes
> Jonas -
> You definitely don't want to use teflon tape on your brake system, it
> can be a safety risk. You should have proper seal at the unions.
> Two questions:
> 1). Did you replace the brake lines?
> 2) Can you walk us through step by step how you are working the pedal
> and bleed nipple when bleeding?
> On 12/29/10, Jonas Payne <JPayne@thorcon.net> wrote:
>> Have been suffering from soft pedal since a full brake system re-do
>> the summer. Replaced servo, master calipers. Rears were good.
>> Am trying to bleed now, and am getting no pedal with the vaccum at the
>> servo discharged, and am getting a steady stream of bubbles from the
>> driver side bleeder. No air came out of any of the others.
>> Have wrapped bleed screw with teflon to try to eliminate air from
>> getting in around the threads.
>> Pedal gets firm when engine is running.
>> I don't have a bleeder system/mitevac/pressurization thing.
>> Any suggestions?
>> Jonas Payne
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