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It feels like i have no front brakes and i have changed the master cyl and bleed the brakes

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Is there fluid loss from the front part of the system? Check the brake hoses carefully. Also make sure that you have bled all the air out of the front. Sometimes air gets trapped in the calipers, and it can take some effort to get all of it out.

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