brake problem

Steve Aronson stevewins at gmail.com
Thu Jul 17 17:48:14 PDT 2008


Yeah, it's on position 1 and it fully releasing.  Good thoughts though, I
checked that a bottle of fluid ago :)

Steve



> -----Original Message-----
> From: Jim Stewart [mailto:js at strappe.com]
> Sent: Thursday, July 17, 2008 8:30 PM
> To: Suzuki SV650 Mailing List
> Subject: Re: brake problem
> 
> Steve Aronson wrote:
> > I'm having a ridiculous problem bleeding my brakes.  I rebuilt the
> calipers
> > and now I can't get a decent lever. The travel is almost to the
> handlebar.
> > I've bled the system at the master and the calipers about 15 times
> now.  No
> > bubbles at the calipers.  Hard to tell at the master since I don't
> have a
> > bleeder banjo and use the squeeze/crack open over a towel, close,
> release
> > lever.  I'm using the usual method I always do with the plastic cup
> and
> > tubing at the calipers.
> 
> First off, are you sure the master cylinder is returning fully to the
> released
> position? Is the lever adjusted to maximum stroke?
> 
> Just a couple of thoughts...
> 
> -js
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