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R+R l ft brake hose.cant get a solid pedal when bleeding brakes.Almost no oil comes out of the bleeders on the calipers.

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If you ran the MC dry, you may have sucked in a ton of air. If you're sure the system is now completely sealed you have to just keep pumping and bleeding, preferably starting at the right rear brake, then to the left rear brake, the right front and finally the left front. Sometimes no matter how much you pump the air will not come out, then you have to use a mighty VAC and power bleed the system.

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