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Old 05-12-2010, 01:15 PM
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96 sportsman 400 FRONT brakes

The hand brake has 0 tension when applied, nor do the front brakes/rear apply when the handle is squeezed.
Also, how do you remove a bleed nipple... when it's sheered off right level with the brake block it's in...
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Old 05-13-2010, 06:01 AM
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Old 05-13-2010, 09:23 AM
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First place to check for your pressure problem would be to bleed the brakes really well. If that doesn't solve it, then next check the master cylinder. It could need a new kit put in it. If that's not the problem, then the caliper may be siezed up. I wouldn't think it would be the calipers though, since it's all your brakes, and not just one wheel that's not working.
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Old 05-24-2010, 01:52 AM
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Your brake master might be the culprit but try to bleed the system first.
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