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Installed new master cylinder and now getting low pressure to right rear and left front

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You need to bleed the air out of the system.start at right front have someone press the brake pedal 5 times and on the 5th time tell them to hold it.then you release the air by loosening the bleeder found behind the caliper for disc brakes or behind the drum usually 5/16 wrench. then diagonal and soforth till the pedal gets tight.check the resevoir also to see thats its full of brakefluid as it will come out behind the air release.

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Bleed everything again,start at the master cylinder lines,then the right rear,then the left rear,and then the right front,and left front in that order.Rate please if this was at all helpful,thank you.

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OK.
You might have to bleed the brakes at the right rear and left front to build up pressure and get the air out of the system.

Also, did you 'bench bleed' the master cylinder? Manufacturers recommend and require that you do this in order to get any air out of the master cylinder before installing.

I hope I helped you.

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