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I recently had the brake line repaired at a local repair shop. After repairing the line, they told me that my brake pedal is hard, and the brakes wont bleed. They have no idea as to what is wrong, just a few theories, such as the solenoids. any ideas?

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Did they try loosening a fitting at the brake master cylinder? If the fluid bled out there, I would work my way down the system until I found the restriction. There is a valve in the system, that in the event of a major hydraulic failure, will shut off half of the system, so to preserve the other half for emergency stopping. This valve is probably not returning to center, They should try bleeding other brakes, to see if this resets the valve... I hope this helps.

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  • Anonymous Mar 16, 2011

    Think that repair shop may want to close it's doors
    and try another line of work
    How can these shops return a vehicle like that

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