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My sugggestion is to spend the money an buy a power bleeder. It's $45 at Pelican and is one of the greatest tools. If you have a power bleeder, your more likely to flush your brakes periodically like you are supposed to because it makes the job so easy.

Besides, getting a power bleeder, get brake fluid that is a different color that what you have now (like super blue). Simply fill the resivoir, attach the pressure bleeder to the master cylinder and pump to 15psi. The start with the passenger side rear and open the brake bleeder (using a tube to catch the fluid). Keep the bleeder valve open unitil the fluid changes color.

Now check the resevoir and top off (no need to put any fluid in the pressure bleeder). Attach the power bleeder and pump to 15psi. do the next wheel (driver side rear).

Follow the above steps for the passenger front and driver side front last.

If you really want to be thourough, do the whole process again. Nothing beats a power bleeder - you will get all the air out. and if you still have a soft pedal, it's probably your master cylinder.

Vern
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Last edited by Tidybuoy; 06-20-2008 at 10:02 AM..
Old 06-20-2008, 09:59 AM
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