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In my 05 kx 250 my brake pads were really worn out, so i changed them, and i put everything back together and now theres no pressure in my brakes to move the piston in the caliper. What do i do? add more brake fluid? or did i not install the pads right? Although i have changed pads many times and never had a problem.

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Thy bleeding it. if you get no pressore replact the master

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Maybe air in the line..

Bleed the line..
Open the master,, then open the slave & let it drain.. At the same time keep adding fliud to the master as needed - dont let it drain to low - keep it topped off..

After you think the entire line has been drained,, close the slave & be sure master is at the right level & close..

That will release any air - if that was the issue..

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