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Old 06-08-2010, 04:04 AM   #1
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does anyone have a air brake bleeder, my back brake on busa I can't seem to get air out of somewere in it.
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Try bleeding at the banjo bolts (at the master and at the caliper), and then do the regular bleeder valve again. Should work.
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will deffinitly try that in a few hrs. thank u. will update if that gets it out.
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Old 06-08-2010, 10:36 AM   #4
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I think that did it, I will know for sure when I go for a ride. thanks
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Old 06-08-2010, 10:42 AM   #5
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Dont know where you are at but if you need an air bleeder i have one. its old and nasty but it works good.Im on SW side
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Old 06-08-2010, 10:52 AM   #6
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pull the caliper off and flip it upside down and hold it above the master cylinder and re-bleed. I have had the same problem on a 05 600, a 07 1000, and a 99 busa. When they get air in the line, sometimes it cant make it all the way down to the bleeder on the caliper at the bottom of the braking system. Just keep in mind, the air wants to go up, not down.
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i had that aprilia with weak back brakes air in the line , was told to put a weight on the brake leverand let it sit over night , keeps presure on the system ,some how works the air back up to the resivor.

worked, was rock solid after that !
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I've got a bleeder if you want to borrow it.
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thanks for the help guys, I will know If I still need a bleeder once I get to take it down street, it's nasty out right now, I'm in spring FYI, I'll pm the ones with bleeders if u end up needing one, thanks again!!!
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Bought an "air bleeder" off e-bay for $30 shipped... it hooks up to a compressor... money well spent.
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