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post #1 of 4 (permalink) Old 09-13-2008, 12:15 PM Thread Starter
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Exclamation Bleeders not sealing correctly

So I have had issues with bleeding my front brakes after a SS brake line and pad install. I traced the problem to the bleeder(on the brake side) not sealing correctly. Then, I removed the bleeder and put some teflon tape on the threads and tried again. It worked. It was able to stay sealed during the opening and shutting during bleeding. My story doesn't end here

After the fronts, I decided to bleed my back brake as well. What do you know, some problem with the bleeder not sealing correctly!! [email protected]#! I then tried seal the threads with teflon tape again, which worked for a while, but towards the end it started leaking again!

Has anyone else had issues like this? 07 CBR600RR
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post #2 of 4 (permalink) Old 09-13-2008, 09:29 PM
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Just check that the bleed screw & or hole isn't contanimated with crap.
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post #3 of 4 (permalink) Old 09-13-2008, 09:36 PM
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Are the rear brakes leaking when you apply pressure or without? Also was this just recent or when you started bleeding your brakes? Not sure but you can try buying a new set of bleeders since teflon not helping you. Doesn't sound right but I don't have any of those problems on my 07.
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post #4 of 4 (permalink) Old 09-13-2008, 09:37 PM
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yes i have! ive had it with both the front and the rears. i just ended up doin the teflon trick and it seemed to work.
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