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1966 vw beetle, I replaced the front break pads ans wheel cylinders as well as the master cylinder and most of the break lines. I have been using a vacuum hand pump and a person manually pumping the pedal. I cannot get any pressure to the breeak pedal. Please HELP!
On these old manual brake systems without automatic adjusters you have to set the shoe clearance by turning the adjuster on each shoe out so the shoe is very close to the drum. If there is too much clearance between the shoe and drum the shoe will move as far as it can and never touch the drum, this will make a low or no pedal pressure.
Posted on Apr 22, 2013
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First;;; start at master cylinder lines, after master cylinder is blead, go to left rear right rear right front left front in bleeding. do not let to much fluid out while bleeding. do more than once if needed.
Posted on Apr 22, 2013
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
try bleeding them more,start with the right rear,then left rear,then right front ,then left front, always bleed the brake that is furthest from the master cylinder, sometimes you have to bleed them several times until you get a steady stream of brake fluid.
Posted on Jul 31, 2010
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