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No brakes making a hissing sound

Put new brake pads & bled them. still no brakes & making a hissing sound. What could be wrong??

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  • Codi Clauser Dec 05, 2012

    Hello. The hissing is coming from under the hood.

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    brian andrus Dec 05, 2012

    yeah that is prolly the brake booster there is a vacuum line to the brake booster the big round thing behind where you put brake fluid is the brake booster

  • Codi Clauser Dec 05, 2012

    Ok Thank you very much I will check that tomorrow. Will I need to replace the brake booster or the line?

  • brian andrus
    brian andrus Dec 05, 2012

    its most likely the rubber seal at the end of the line that goes into brake booster but you know it aint in front of me lol

  • Codi Clauser Dec 05, 2012

    Thank you so much! I will check and post tomorrow night.

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Where is hissing sound coming from under hood or behind tire the brake booster is a vacuum and another thing is a caliper may be leaking or maybe brake line

Posted on Dec 05, 2012

  • Codi Clauser Dec 05, 2012

    Hello. The hissing is coming from under the hood.

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it sounds like your still not getting all the air out of your lines. it helps to have a brake bleeder but they are expensive, it also could be that the gasket inside the master cylinder is inverted even if it is a new master cylinder this could be the case, ive had four bad remanned ones in a row, before i got a good one... hope i could help

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SOURCE: Cant get front brake pads to fit

Installation

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    Fully retract the caliper piston.
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    Install the inner brake pad.
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2. Fully retract the caliper piston
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3. Install the outer brake pad.

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  1. Push the outer retaining clip over the spring retaining lugs.
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  1. Install the caliper.
    1. Install the bolts.
    1. Install the bolt covers.
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  1. Install the brake hose onto the support bracket.
  1. Locate the outer pad retaining clip.
  1. Install the wheels.
  1. Check the fluid level in the brake fluid reservoir.

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SOURCE: Brakes

check to see you haven't mounted the calipers on the wrong sides. bleeders should be on top not the bottom. RABS block is on the framerail near the drivers door

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