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Forum: S-Series Tech 04-19-2013, 06:25 PM
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Posted By dah97765
Re: Low brake pressure when car is ON

Local pep boys at 41st and Market st in Philadelphia, PA 19104.

The manager eventually caved and removed the charges, but was not happy about it and only did so after multiple iterations of trying...
Forum: S-Series Tech 04-19-2013, 11:32 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,509
Posted By dah97765
Re: Low brake pressure when car is ON

Bleeding the two fittings on the MC worked like a charm... my suspicions of pep boys not actually bleeding it were confirmed. Managed to convince them that I shouldn't pay for a cent of that...
Forum: S-Series Tech 04-02-2013, 12:56 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,509
Posted By dah97765
Re: Low brake pressure when car is ON

And if you could post that, it would be awesome :)
Forum: S-Series Tech 04-02-2013, 12:55 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,509
Posted By dah97765
Re: Low brake pressure when car is ON

Okay. My assumption was yes, but I wanted to make sure I wasn't doing work for nothing.
Forum: S-Series Tech 04-02-2013, 12:24 PM
Replies: 19
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Posted By dah97765
Re: Low brake pressure when car is ON

If I take the MC off of the car and bleed it on the bench, do I need to bleed the brakes at the bleeding screws on the wheels again?
Forum: S-Series Tech 04-02-2013, 12:17 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,509
Posted By dah97765
Re: Low brake pressure when car is ON

I didn't - thats why I brought it to pep boys because it was cheap, and I specifically asked if they bled the master cylinder. They said yes, but I am starting to think that they didnt. I wanted to...
Forum: S-Series Tech 04-02-2013, 12:05 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,509
Posted By dah97765
Re: Low brake pressure when car is ON

Yup, replaced them, along with all of the other hardware. They were both pretty tight up against the drum
Forum: S-Series Tech 04-02-2013, 12:01 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,509
Posted By dah97765
Re: Low brake pressure when car is ON

yep, followed the video, though its possible I let the fluid get too low in the master cylinder while I was doing it. I took it to pep boys to have it 'professionally bled' and they came back saying...
Forum: S-Series Tech 04-02-2013, 11:49 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,509
Posted By dah97765
Re: Low brake pressure when car is ON

No, but the brakes were "chugging" for lack of a better term - stuttering, making really bad mechanical noises. When I looked at the drum brakes, the cylinders looked like they were leaking pretty...
Forum: S-Series Tech 04-02-2013, 11:40 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,509
Posted By dah97765
Low brake pressure when car is ON

Hey everyone,

This is also a general question...

I replaced all of the brake hardware on my car (both drum brakes and hardware, both front brakes and one of the calipers), bled the brakes, etc...
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