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1996 ford explorer have 4 new rotor and brakes , plus rebuilt caliper bleed all and new master cylinder bench bleed. Still padel to the floor, if I pump three times it stops.

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You never bleed the brakes

Have to have the engine running for
power booster & abs to work

Need a helper in the car to press the
brake pedal,while you open & close the
bleeder valves,starting at the RR

The bench bleed is a mess & a waste of
time. You walk to the vehicle the fluid runs out.

No pumping involved either bleeding or operating
a motor vehicle

Posted on May 29, 2011

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There is still air in the system, bleeding procedure is to bleed in this order RR, LR, Anti-lock Module if Equipped, RF, LF.

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