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Bleeding brakes 2000 suburban wsith ab

Bleeding brakes 2000 suburban with abs.replaced rear brake line and cannnot bleed lines,

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Why were the brake lines replaced?

Sounds like the mastercylinder may have run dry. You have to bench bleed the master and then DO NOT allow fluid to run low, while bleeding brakes...

if master cylinder runs low on fluid and air gets in, almost impossible to bleed with out releasing the lines and bleed master it self.

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