[Healeys] brakes

Michael Salter michaelsalter at gmail.com
Thu May 2 16:25:37 MDT 2013

Hi Mike,
One very important thing is to ensure that there is some clearance in the
master cylinder push rod. If this is adjusted too tight the master cylinder
charging port will not open.
Michael S

On Thu, May 2, 2013 at 5:02 PM, Mike <phoenix722 at comcast.net> wrote:

> Somebody tell me what I am doing wrong.  Be nice.  I had a brake fluid
> leak at
> a rear wheel, which I finally traced to the wheel cylinder itself.  While
> fixing this, I also rebuilt the master cylinder.  Now I am trying to refill
> the system with fluid.  It is probably completely empty by now, as the car
> has
> been sitting for a long time.  I am using a vacuum pump to bleed, and can
> get
> lots of air, but hardly any fluid at all.  The level in the m/c is not
> going
> down, either.  There is no bleed port on the m/c, but I just loosened the
> outlet fitting and pumped the pedal a few times; seemed to flow ok, so
> tightened it all back up.  This is a BN2.  If I'm doing something stupid,
> that
> is right in character.
> Mike
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Michael Salter

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