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Please help! New brakes installed and unable to stop! #442009 Apr 13, 5:46pm Apr 13, 5:46pm
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Please help! New brakes installed and unable to stop!
hey guys, so i just installed new rotors and axxis brake pads. i had to loosen the bleeder plug to depress the piston. i made about 20 runs, and everytime i tried to stop i wasn't able to. i almost caused an accident as my brakes didn't work. i used the install guide in installs section and did exactly it stated. what should i do, or what could it be. can the brake lines get air in it, just by loosening the bleeder plug? plz, help fast!

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Re: Please help! New brakes installed and unable to stop! [Re: slik_gts] #442010 Apr 13, 5:50pm Apr 13, 5:50pm
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did you add more brake fluid?

Re: Please help! New brakes installed and unable to stop! [Re: g96818] #442011 Apr 13, 6:13pm Apr 13, 6:13pm
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yes. i filled it back up to the max line

Re: Please help! New brakes installed and unable to stop! [Re: slik_gts] #442012 Apr 13, 6:43pm Apr 13, 6:43pm
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do i have to bleed the brakes to get the air out after changing brake pads?

Re: Please help! New brakes installed and unable to stop! [Re: slik_gts] #442013 Apr 13, 7:58pm Apr 13, 7:58pm
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yes, you need to bleed the brakes if you opened the bleeder valve and just closed it without bleeding..

Re: Please help! New brakes installed and unable to stop! [Re: asian_punk] #442014 Apr 13, 9:01pm Apr 13, 9:01pm
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how did you end up stopping, did you just come to a rolling stop?


What I need to get is a silver gt right? Then I can try and be fast...right?
Re: Please help! New brakes installed and unable to stop! [Re: wiredthief] #442015 Apr 13, 9:06pm Apr 13, 9:06pm
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Originally Posted by wiredthief
how did you end up stopping, did you just come to a rolling stop?


maybe the emergency brakes.

Re: Please help! New brakes installed and unable to stop! [Re: eclipseturbogsx] #442016 Apr 13, 9:40pm Apr 13, 9:40pm
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ok thnx guys. that was easy took me two minutes to bleed the brakes. new brakes work great with the new cross/drilled slotted rotors. total cost $135. saved so much money. thnx.

Re: Please help! New brakes installed and unable to stop! [Re: slik_gts] #442017 Apr 13, 10:02pm Apr 13, 10:02pm
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hahahaha... this thread is funny...

good thing you didnt kill anyone.

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