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Brake Bleeding after BBK
Published by Autobot
11-07-2008
Brake Bleeding after BBK

Can anyone describe how to do it? Or is there a DIY somewhere that would help? Thanks!
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By PKumarM3 on 11-07-2008, 09:27 PM
break wheel bolts
put car on jack stands
remove wheels

pressurize system with brake fluid in brake bleeder reservoir
start at passenger rear brake caliper
bleed until the new fluid comes out (use diff color fluid than current fluid)
go to driver rear - do same
go to passenger front - do same
go to driver front - do same

i go through each wheel again.

remember, the BBK calipers have 2 bleeder valves, so don't forget one.
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By jetblack328 on 09-05-2013, 01:47 PM
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great and straight to the point. I have another question on bleeding the system. I have a 6mt and wanted to know when I should bleed the clutch. After the front driver side wheel? Thanks.
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By 2002 on 09-05-2013, 02:51 PM
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Yes!

You should bleed the clutch after the brakes. NOTE: It takes quite a few more 'turns' to open the clutch bleed valve than the brakes though.
Last edited by 2002; 09-05-2013 at 02:54 PM. Reason: adding clarification
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By jetblack328 on 09-05-2013, 08:07 PM
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Great to know. Thanks for the tip.
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