Thanks, that's what I thought. Just wanted to be sure I wasn't missing
anything. The pressure stays up and the fluid doesn't flow unless the pedal
is pumped. I'm baffled and the brakes are pretty much non-functional now.
I do enjoy the dad thing, most of the time. It always seems to be better to
observe from a distance though, especially when they don't know that you're
watching. That's when you find out who they are to the rest of the world.
>once you get the pressure up... then open the bleed screw and it should
>hey enjoy the Dad thing.. they leave Too soon.... Keith....
>> From: Robert Duquette <RobertDuquette@Sympatico.ca>
>> To: Spridgets <email@example.com>
>> Subject: bleedin' brake failure part II
>> Date: Saturday, May 29, 1999 9:03 AM
>> Okay, what's the secret with the mitivacs (or whatever they are called)?
>> I can't get the thing to work as a one person tool.
>> The brakes will bleed the old fashioned way, but not with the mitivac
>> one wheel works!). Am I doing something wrong? Pressure builds up, but
>> doesn't pull anything through. If someone presses the pedal, fluid will
>> come through, while they are pressing.
>> My time is gone for this morning. It's dad, the chauffeur and baseball
>> coach now.
>> Robert Duquette
>> Ottawa ON Canada
>> '65 RHD BRG Sprite