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changed calipers, now no brake fluid

Discussion in '1st Gen. Tacomas (1995-2004)' started by TacoMo510, Aug 18, 2010.

  1. Aug 18, 2010 at 12:39 PM
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    i recently changed my front brake calipers, and after putting on new ones there is no fluid going to them. There was plenty of fluid dripping but now it seems as if there's no flow. Did the two-man brake bleed method and nothing. tried using a mityvac and no luck. bleeding fine from the rear.

    i'm going crazy with these brakes!!!! please help
     
  2. Aug 18, 2010 at 2:22 PM
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    This may seem like a dumb question (& it prolly is) but did you look for any external removable plugs that basically seal these things up for shipping seeing how they are new ? & is there any bleeder valves (zirks) I would maybe crack 'em open, fill up your reservoir & pump brakes till you have fluid coming out of them & yeah its messy & yeah you'll introduce more air into system (but your going to bleed them anyway) & the 2 man bleed is the way to go IMO. pump 5-6 times,hold down on pedal, crack the bleeder, repeat....

    Just seems like theres something keeping fluid from entering calipers...
     
  3. Aug 18, 2010 at 2:36 PM
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    phhhhew! pumped the brakes a few times then went in with the mightvac again. bingo, let there be flow. i must have had a bunch of air trapped bcuz it took me at least 6 good pulls with the mightvac before i got any fluid flow.

    thanks 4WD for you response.
     
  4. Aug 19, 2010 at 7:47 AM
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    what did you do different ?


    No problem dude glad I could help (did I help ?? )
     
  5. Aug 19, 2010 at 7:49 AM
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  6. Aug 19, 2010 at 8:28 AM
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    Lol, yeah 2 valium & a 6 pack will do that too !!!:D:eek::D
     
  7. Aug 19, 2010 at 8:30 AM
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    Sounds like a personal issue....:D
     
  8. Aug 19, 2010 at 8:31 AM
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    True. "Warm" means your body temp is higher than normal. "Fuzzy", means your turning into a FLy. See a Dr., or prepare to fight evil.
     
  10. Aug 19, 2010 at 8:38 AM
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    I kinda like option #2.
     
  11. Aug 19, 2010 at 8:43 AM
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    chris4x4 With sufficient thrust, pigs fly just fine. Moderator

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    Just get a suit that compliments. And call ahead of time if you come this way....If I see a giant Fly, Im liable to shoot it....
     
  12. Aug 19, 2010 at 9:30 AM
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    Why a fly? Does it have to be a fly?
     
  13. Aug 19, 2010 at 9:31 AM
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    Most people that are getting "fuzzy" turn into flys. Dont you watch the movies?
     
  14. Aug 19, 2010 at 9:35 AM
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    Yes, but not any that involve flies. Say, have you seen Arachnophobia?
     
  15. Aug 19, 2010 at 9:38 AM
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    Yes. Lets not go there......
     
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    Exactly....................:p
     
  17. Aug 19, 2010 at 9:39 AM
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    dam you.........
     
  18. Aug 19, 2010 at 9:40 AM
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    What about a praying mantis or a tick?
     
  19. Aug 19, 2010 at 9:42 AM
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    Are they Fuzzy?
     
  20. Aug 19, 2010 at 9:46 AM
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    No....................:pout:

    But they look cool as hell.....................

    FEEL MY WRATH!!!!!!!!!!!!

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