Sep 08, 2012 its a 1994 camaro strange Manual Brake Conversion Kit all 3an braided brake lines front to back aerospace front drag brakes stock disk brakes in rear i bled the brakes and went back just to make sure did all 4 Manual brakes hard pedal no brakes. the pedal is hard but hell just putting in gear you can feel its weak and just going around the block 20 mph maybe omg i had to give it everything i had on the pedal to stop and Dude i dont think so, i think that 78 bore is no good with manual brakes and 4 wheel discs, as soon as i put the 1" bore in the problem went away, note that a wilwood tech guy told me to put a 1" bore in and send the 78 back.
If you use too large of a master cylinder diameter your pedal will be hard as rock but you may need both legs to stop. The problem is the pedal goes all the way to the floor and the front brakes don't move enough to provide any braking action even though they are adjusted out to a slight drag with no pedal applied.
Was this 88 Responses to Troubleshooting A Hard Brake Pedal Ted February 28th, 2016. All manual drum brakes. No booster. Hard brake pedal but NO fluid going to wheel cylinders even with bleeders completely removed on all 4 wheels.
Cant bleed. Any suggestions? Have bled many brakes in prior years on various vehicles. Oct 24, 2009 brake problem, VERY hard brake pedal but VERY little braking power Problem Diagnosis Car Forums A hard brake pedal is most often caused by a lack of vacuum, but can also be caused by using the wrong hose, using a defective brake booster check valve or using a defective booster. It is also possible to run a combination valve where the valve is no longer centered, which can cause a hard pedal in May 16, 2010 Problem building up brake pedal pressure.
Discussion in 'The Hokey Ass Message Board Silicone will have a softer pedal and is very hard to bleed all the air out oldskool30, May 16 Chevy may have changed the pedal ratio on the manual brake trucks, but he should still be able to at least get fluid out of the calipers during a bleed What would cause my brake pedal to get hard and no front brakes on my 56 Fairlane with all manual drum brakes?
I tried a new master cylinder and new front shoes which were glazed. Sep 08, 2008 Help with hard brake pedal problem. Thread starter Aard88; Start date Aug 28, 2008; Forums; When I stop (foot off the pedal) the brake lights stay lit. This car has the single reservoir MC with the brake light pressure switch on the MC. Manual brakes with drum brakes all the way around. I have ordered a new switch just in case it is The Wrong Master CylinderYou need to use a master cylinder with a 1inch bore diameter or smaller if you have manual brakes.
You will have a very hard pedal if youre using a bore larger than 1 In this 'How To' post, we offer a simple checklist to help you diagnose potential causes of a hard brake pedal. Do you have a brake pedal that feels hard to press? You may have a bad booster, booster hose, or check valve.
How to: Diagnosing a Hard Brake Pedal. Posted by Master Power Brakes Team on Sep 18, 2017 11: 28: 21 AM Oct 26, 2010 Quote Reply Topic: hard brake pedal Posted: Oct at 4: 06pm OK, just about finished and ready to drive my 66 American, until this past weekend the brakes worked fine for drum brakes, I did have a vacuum leak which was fixed new line, now my brake pedal is as hard as a rock and the car won't stop.
Oct 23, 2011 Gbody manual brakes and pedal effort. Discussion in 'Suspension, Chassis and Tire Tech' started by cat herder, the pedal ratio for a manual brake car was a 6: 1 ratio (upper hole), I think you are good on that. Hard pedal, VERY high effort, could not dream of locking the wheels up.