Sticking Rear Brake


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Andrew82
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Sticking Rear Brake

Post by Andrew82 » Mon Aug 13, 2018 10:55 am



Is it possible for the rear master cylinder to be holding pressure , I keep on having a problem with rear caliper locking up but if i open the bleeder the pressure will release. 1975 GL 1000



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Re: Sticking Rear Brake

Post by virgilmobile » Mon Aug 13, 2018 11:17 am

I'm a word...YUP...
There's a very tiny pressure bleeder hole in the master cylinder that's plugged.

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Re: Sticking Rear Brake

Post by Andrew82 » Mon Aug 13, 2018 12:39 pm

where is the hole do i need to take off the plastic reservoir ?

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Re: Sticking Rear Brake

Post by SnoBrdr » Mon Aug 13, 2018 12:54 pm

Andrew82 wrote:
Mon Aug 13, 2018 12:39 pm
where is the hole do i need to take off the plastic reservoir ?
Yes.

You should just rebuild it, very easy and fairly cheap to do.

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Re: Sticking Rear Brake

Post by Andrew82 » Mon Aug 13, 2018 8:28 pm

Is this a check valve
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Re: Sticking Rear Brake

Post by WingAdmin » Thu Aug 30, 2018 5:28 pm

Have a look at this article:

How to rebuild your rear master cylinder



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