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How do you bleed the front brakes on a er6f

I bled them but still very spongy

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SOURCE: brake calipers spongy feel

Does all the usual tricks include wrapping a thick bungee cord around the brake lever and leaving it overnight? That should force any residual air bubbles to the top of the system where the master cylinder should replace them with fluid.

If that does not work try installing some new bleed screws, even speed bleeders.

Posted on Feb 24, 2009

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SOURCE: Spongy Front brakes, braided hoses fitted direct

try using a line locker close to master cyclinder ,lever should go rock hard if it has no air in system,work line locker down lines to see if lever stays hard.
also check the lever travel to make sure that lever is pushing on master cyclinder plunger as a lot of after market levers dont have correct casting and have to travel in a long way before brakes work even when system is bled. also check to make sure calliper carriers are not bent and pads not sitting square on rotors.
hope this helps

Posted on Jun 24, 2010

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You still have air bubbles trapped on the fluid hose, going to the brakes. To get rid of them, pump three times, hold the brake grip, unscrew the breathing tap down on the brakes, let it bleed, seal it and pump again. During all this procedure, you must always have the fluid reservoir on the steering bar, full, and closed to create pressure downwards. If done right, should have it in no more than 20min.

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If the master cylinder is replaced, care must be taken to prime the new master cylinder by removing all of the air and completely filling it with brake fluid. The spongy feeling is air that is still in the circuits. You will need to bleed the back brakes as well as the front ones again. The order that you bled them seems correct, but perhaps there remained some air in the main trunk lines.

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