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1999 Chevy S10 Blazer 4x4. Replacing rear pad's,& Bleeding Breaks

1999 Chevy S10 Blazer 4x4. I replaced rear brake pads and bled brakes, but now I have almost NO pedal. Is there a special way you have to bleed these Blazers???

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Have one person in the blazer pumping the brake pedal and then hold to the floor, crack the bleeder then tighten, release pedal, repeat till all air is out one side at a time, if this does not work then your ABS unit is bad witch if u follow your lines from your master cylinder u will find a black box with a motor on it, or the master cylinder itself is bad, it also can cause u to have no pedal, replace the master cylinder first, most likely cheaper.

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the reson u get no pressure is that you need the special tool to bleed the ABS control hydraulic valve, u will need to have the dealer do this, air is trapped in the ABS control and until you bleed it correctly with the tool you will have no brake pressure.

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