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Brake bleeding sequence for GMC sierra 2008 diesel

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SOURCE: 1999 GMC Sierra brake problem

When you change the master cylinder it is best to gravity bleed first, then proceed to the pedal technique.

Gravity bleeding is when you just open the valve and let gravity pull the fluid down.

Keep in mind you must "prime" the master cylinder first before installing it, did you do that?

Priming the master cylinder is where you put it in a vise gently, you then take apaptors and screw into the outlets, then take tubes from the adaptors back into the resoirvor. You fill the resorvoir up with fluid and take a 3/8 extension for a socket and push the piston in and out slowly until there are no more air bubbles.

After this procedure you gravity bleed the brakes, then go on to the pedal technique.

Posted on Sep 04, 2008

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SOURCE: How do you bleed brakes on a 1999 GMC Sierra with

The rule of thumb is to start as far away from the master cylinder as poss. so it means you start at the right rear, left rear, right front, then at last left front. There is a little a little weep bolt on each calliper it needs to be un lossened when break is fully applyed then tighten weep bolt back up pump the breaks while weep bolt is still tight then hold brake pedal down to floor lossen weep bolt till a full steam of fluid comes out tighten bolt back up, now move on to the next break calliper and repeat this same proccess till you finished. Hope this works better than r/r l/r r/f l/f lol!!!!

Posted on Apr 06, 2009

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SOURCE: 2003 GMC Sierra Brake PROBLEMS!

Try vacum bleeding with a vacum pump from any parts store. You definitely have air somewhere and vacum bleeding usually works and you can do it by yourself.

Posted on Jul 07, 2009

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SOURCE: 1997 GMC Sierra 5.7 changed master cylinder

check under your master cylinder,is there another clyinder below with one line in and one line out,if you do I found this is for the Abs to the rear,I had to replace this it was full of air,and did exactly what yours is now

Posted on Dec 09, 2009

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SOURCE: emergency brake stays on when fully disengaged

check the switch on the emergency brake pedal may need an adjustment or may need to be replaced

Posted on Jan 04, 2010

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