Shimano Tektro Hydraulic disk brake help!

Waldo015
Posts: 27
Joined: Thu Aug 08, 2013 1:11 pm

Shimano Tektro Hydraulic disk brake help!

Postby Waldo015 » Sat Aug 31, 2013 2:38 pm

Hi guys,

Can anyone help me with my new MTB.

I just got a new Merida Matts 40D with hydraulic brakes and I just can't get the rear brake to lock up, In fact it struggles to even slow me down. When I pull the lever it comes a long way in before anything happen then I have even pulled it in to touch the handle bars and not much happens.

Is the system like a cars where if there is air in them they don't work real well, if so how to I bleed them?

Or is it a case of needing to do more hard stops to bed the brakes in better?

Cheers Waldo

Crittski
Posts: 392
Joined: Sat Oct 02, 2010 7:06 am

Re: Shimano Tektro Hydraulic disk brake help!

Postby Crittski » Sat Aug 31, 2013 2:53 pm

Needs a bleed...
Santa Cruz Blur TRc XTR
Volagi Liscio Ultegra

Waldo015
Posts: 27
Joined: Thu Aug 08, 2013 1:11 pm

Re: Shimano Tektro Hydraulic disk brake help!

Postby Waldo015 » Sat Aug 31, 2013 3:01 pm

How do I do that?

User avatar
Duck!
Expert
Posts: 5193
Joined: Tue May 21, 2013 8:21 pm
Location: On The Tools

Re: Shimano Tektro Hydraulic disk brake help!

Postby Duck! » Sat Aug 31, 2013 3:12 pm

Are they Shimano or Tektro? Completey different brands!

Waldo015 wrote:How do I do that?

Take it back to where you bought it.
I had a thought, but it got run over as it crossed my mind.

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users