I have a 1971 vw beetle and there is no brake fluid going to the front brakes and I ha e a brand new master cylinder in it

Asked by Jun 07, 2015 at 07:03 PM about the 1971 Volkswagen Beetle

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

This is a Baja kit and all 4 brakes are new

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Loosen the fittings working from the wheel cylinders back until you can get fluid when pressing the oedal. You could have clogged hoses or seized wheel cylinders.

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Also, inspect the hard lines back from the brakes to the MC. Baja vehicles tend to be driven off road and over high surface obstacles...something could have pinched a hard line.

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