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Brake problems I have put new brake shoes, wheel clyniders and master clynider on my 1992 f-350 7.3 diesel truck. I am still having problems with the brakes not working rite. I keep losing the paddle and emergancy brakes not working neither. I'm at my end of the rope with it. Would the vacume pump have something to do with it, and if so can it be cleaned or do I have to replace it. Randy

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Randy, i need to know if you hear a sucking noise to know for sure. but, sounds like you still have air in your brake lines. they need to be bled. as well as the master cylinder. the master cylinder should have been bench bled before instlation. start over, start with the wheel furtherst from the master cylender and work your self closest. have some one in the truck to pump the brakes really hard. when they are firm, release the tensinn at the bleeder valve. you can save the fluid with a small hose and a small glass jar at each wheel. check to make sure the master cyl. is always full. after this you will see air in the master cyl. do the same at the bleeder valves there.

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