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Having trouble getting air out of brake lines on GM Sonoma2001

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    Joyce Taylor Dec 03, 2016

    Have bleed brakes a lot but can't get air out have no brakes



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You don't say if you have an ABS brake system. If so, you may find this video helpful.
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Best way is to purchase a vacuum bleeding kit.

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SOURCE: 1986 Ford E-150 Brake line problem

when you bleed the brakes start from the p/s rear then d/s and so on make sure to crack the bleed screw and not the bleed nut also check the brake booster for correct movement thats what opens the pistons on the master cylinder

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SOURCE: Having trouble bleeding brake lines

Hi. First you need to gravity bleed the left caliper or wheel cylinder, if you replaced a large section of line it will take longer to bleed. If you ran it low on brake fluid until the brake pedal was on the floor, then you may have damaged the master cylinder, and will need to replace it in order to bleed the brakes.

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