Priming master cylinder?

Jake Meyer meyerjme at
Wed Jul 9 06:57:16 PDT 2008

Thanks, Dave.


On 7/8/08, dave193 <dave193 at> wrote:
> you can also bench bleed the master if you hold master in vise, add fluid
> put fingers over hole and push piston in with a screwdriver. as the master
> builds fluid it will lift your finger off of the hole and allow the fluid to
> escape, when you stop pushing on the piston your finger will close off the
> hole again. this will eliminate most of the air in the master which is
> usually the hardest part of bleeding brakes.
> ----- Original Message ----- From: "Jake Meyer" <meyerjme at>
> To: "Suzuki SV650 Mailing List" <sv650 at>
> Sent: Tuesday, July 08, 2008 10:22 AM
> Subject: Priming master cylinder?
> I am getting ready to replace the front master cylinder on my 07 650S.  Is
>> it necessary/do you suggest priming it?  Any general suggestions?  Thanks
>> in
>> advance!
>> Jake

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