Buick Brake Job
courtesy of Bob, The Auto Answer Man
I have a 85 Buick Century. The rear right brake line sprang a leak and I replaced it with a new one. When I tried to bleed the line I found that I had no fluid pressure as if the line was blocked but I don't think it is blocked by debris. Is there a mechanisim that closes off the leaky line to prevent all of the fluid from leaking out and if there is how do I reset it?
There should be a tee block that connects the two rear wheel cylinders together. First try disconnecting the line that goes to the wheel in question, if nothing, then try the main feed coming into the tee.... If nothing there, then go on up to the proportioning valve and check that out.
Bob, The Auto Answer Man
Debt is preventing me from taking a vacation this year or the vacation I'd like to take this year! Tell us: Yes, debt is affecting my vacation plans! or No, we're going exactly where we want to go but we'd love to learn make our trip as inexpensive as possible!
Have a car care question? Visit our automotive center and see if we've already answered it or a similar question.
More Money-Saving Tips for Your Home
- Should I use a HELOC for home remodeling and repairs
- Find the best mortgage rates in your area
- 3 ways to use a mortgage calculator
- Mortgage calculator: Calculate your payment and more
- Home equity calculator: HELOC vs. line of credit
- How much can additional payments save me on my mortgage?
- Who offers the most home insurance discounts?