when brake fluid runs dry does the system need to be bled

Asked by Feb 21, 2016 at 12:07 PM about the 1997 Honda CR-V LX AWD

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

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Yes it would. If the master cylinder went dry, then it was pumping air into the break system. Master cylinder would have to be bench bled first before bleeding the brake system.

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Inspect your vehicle for the leak. Will probably find a wet spot on the inside edge of one of your rims.

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