rear breaks


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mcarden802
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Motorcycle: 1991 GOLDWING INTERSTATE GL1500

rear breaks

Post by mcarden802 » Sat Dec 05, 2009 11:40 am



I have a 1991 gl1500 went to get on it have no rear break pedal thought it is rear master cyl but it is full of fluid see no leaks. can someone help me with this problem. thanks



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Re: rear breaks

Post by WingAdmin » Sat Dec 05, 2009 5:29 pm

Most likely it needs to be bled. The rear pedal on the 1500 operates both the front and rear brakes, so the bleeding procedure is a bit more complex. You can find the description in the service manual, however.

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tmilam
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Re: rear breaks

Post by tmilam » Sun Dec 13, 2009 1:07 pm

Left front and rear are linked. Bleed the front first, then the rear. Vacuum bleeder is the easiest way I have found.

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