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2000 Dodge Ram 2500 Question: brake pressure not building

 

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kenevans2, 5.9L 6 Cylinder Diesel Turbo, Austin, TX, February 13, 2011, 20:01
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I recently replaced the front disc brake calipers and pads because one of the pistons got stuck. However, I have bled the system about 5 or six times and cannot get any pressure. The ABS motor has also started running all the time. Thought it might be the master cylinder?

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    February 13, 2011, 21:15
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    You most likely have a bad master cylinder.

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    Visitor, February 19, 2011, 14:29

    Replaced the master cylinder and still no pressure... I think maybe I'm not bleeding the brakes well enough. Even if there is a problem with the ABS or the booster, I would think that I should still be able to build hydrolic pressure.

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