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1996 GMC Sierra 1500 Base Reg Cab 117.5 WB

1996 GMC Sierra 1500
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Rear Wheel Drive, Reg Cab 6.5' Wideside
17 mpg city / 22 mpg hwy
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January 31, 2009, 11:39 am

Anthony G

Question: brakes will not bleed

All parts have been replaced except the anti-lock. No brake peddle when motor is running.

April 14, 2009, 2:03 pm


You are describing 2 problems. Could you please clarify:

Brakes will not bleed- is there pressure in the peddle? Did you open a bleeder valve at a wheel? Do the brakes work at all? What is the level of the master cylinder reservoir? I need more information as to your experience so far with this project.

No brake peddle with motor running- does this mean the peddle goes all the way to the floor? Do the brakes engage? If the engine is off do you have peddle pressure? Do the brakes engage?

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May 30, 2009, 9:29 pm

Eric F

Im having the same problem, Ive replaced everything, Master cylinder,brake booster,front brakes,rear wheel cylinders, and the ABS Modulator Valve. I have brake pressure when the vehical is off as soon as I turn the truck on and stand on the brakes the peddle goes all the way to the floor. Ive bled the system repeatedly and still nothing please help.... 1999 GMC denali no traction control / it is a 4x4 thankyou

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