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I have a 1999 chevy silverado with a 4.8 LITER.. my brakes were fine until i broke a line at the frnt passenger side. i lost most of the fluid..i repaired thr line and bled the sytem numerous times.. i only have very little rear brakes now. i also changed the master cylinder.. it made no difference.. could there b air trapped in the abs system?

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Hello, my name is Ben. Since you say you lost most of the brake fluid, I agree it's most likely air trapped in the ABS modulator. The problem is once air is trapped in the modulator, it will take a trip to the dealer to bleed the system. Before you go to the dealer, you may want to try bleeding the brakes IN THIS ORDER, right rear,left rear, right front and finally left front.. That is the recommended sequence.

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