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I have a 96 silverado with abs, a friend owed me some money so i told him to put new front brake pads and get the front rotors and rear drums turned, he finshed the job and called me and said my brakes are spongy. He did not open the bleeders because the bleeders where rusted shut so i took it for a drive and it felt like the master cylinder was going bad becuse the truck would stop but the pedal would keep going to the floor; so i put a new a brand new from napa master on it and two calipers on it i have since went though 40$ worth of brake fluid though it. I have done everything from old fasoin leg muscle blead rr, lr, rf, lf, vac blead and gravity blead the problem I'm haven is I can bleed the back and get a good streem of fluid and pedal will go to the floor then you try to bleed them agin to make sure all the air is out and little fluid comes out and pedal will not go to the floor this has been a 6 mounth process, I am pulling my hair out can you help me out?!

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PRe bleed the master cylinder, using a kit that hooks up to the brake lines connection and the other end goes into the fluid reservoir. Bleed until no bubbles. then reinstall brake lines, one at a time, and then continue bleeding the system. DO NOT let the fluid run low in M/C or start all over again. Kit can be purchased at after market parts stores.

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