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I changed the brakes and and rotors on a cavalier and took the brake lines off and when i went to bleed the brakes i forgot to tighten the line on one side and drained all the fluid out of the master cylinder and i dont know what to do

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  • jwaza Apr 09, 2009

    Changed the break pads and drained the reservoir and entire near side system of break fluid,and now i'm strugling to get the preasure back up.No break fluid seems to be flowing through the pipe

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Fill master cylinder back up with fluid make sure lines are tight and open bleeders one at atime and let fluid gravity bleed be sure and leave master cylinder lid off while doing this once fluid is dripping out of bleeder close bleeder be sure not to let master cylinder run dry while doing this do the sane to the other side then fill m/c and reinstall lid and you should be good to go if pedel still feels soft have someone press down on pedel slowly while you open bleeder when pedel gets down to floor close bleeder then have your helper let pedelreturn to top make sure you have bleeder closed before your helper lets pedel up or you will be sucking air back into system do this until you get a firm pedel

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Refill the master cylinder with the proper break fluid then jst bleed them again and you should be good to go

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