I see you've solved your problem, but for future reference you might want to try gravity bleeding (especially good when working alone). Just start at the right rear and crack open the bleeder valve, let the fluid run, be sure to keep topping off the resevoir. Once you are satisfied all air / old fluid has run, close the valve, top off and move to left rear. Repeat. It takes a while, but seems to work OK, I even had to use this method to bleed a clutch once because pumping it produced zero results.
Also, some feller working on his fan clutch is in dire need of a safety speech.
73 280 SEL 4.5
[This message has been edited by MikeTangas (edited 05-13-2000).]