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I replaced the rear calipers. Have bled all the brakes 3 times (all 4 lines, RR, RL, FR, FL) . On the 3rd time, there was no air bubbles in any of the calipers. The brakes still don't work, I have to pump them like 3 or 4 times to get any pressure out of them all the way to the floor. Master Cylinder toast? Clutch works fine, except for the peddle sticking half way up after being released. Could air on the clutch side, cause my brakes to have no power? As I mention before, there is absolutely no air in the brake side. Or atleast coming out of the bleeders. I raised each side as I bled it, to make sure it's the highest point.
 

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THERE IS A GOD!!! Bled the slave cylinder, then rebled the rears. 4 inches of foam came out of the Rear left. Brakes are perfect, Clutch is perfect. woohoo!! on a side note. I want to bitch slap the engineer that put slave cylinder so close to the exhaust manifold.
 

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yea, good work. i also would like to smack the engineer. i kinda wish these cars were a cable clutch, would be a few less problems IMO
 

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I don't understand how bleeding the slave affected the rear left caliper since all they share is a reservoir, and both systems (clutch and brake) have their own master cylinder.

When you change a caliper, you should only have to bleed that one caliper, not the whole system, unless the mc ran dry.

Glad to see that it worked out for you though.
 

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I don't understand how bleeding the slave affected the rear left caliper since all they share is a reservoir, and both systems (clutch and brake) have their own master cylinder.

When you change a caliper, you should only have to bleed that one caliper, not the whole system, unless the mc ran dry.

Glad to see that it worked out for you though.

The clutch starting sticking down a bit after I changed the drivers side front many moons ago. Even after I bled that caliper, didn't fix it. And yes I know they operate on their own reservoirs in the master cylinder 60/40 split or something brakes / clutch.
 
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