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Old 07-29-2014, 03:59 PM
dogfish246 dogfish246 is offline
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Thumbs up How to Flush your Brakes Completely

Hey guys,

This is my latest video on How To Flush and Bleed Your Brakes. Brake fluid absorbs water so after about 3 years you should flush them. While I know of no one who flushes their fluid that often I figured after 14 years I should flush them out lol.

Let me know what you think!
**Also, if the video was helpful, give it a “thumbs up” on YouTube (it helps me out, thanks)***

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n1NvtUwfRJc
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Old 07-29-2014, 04:26 PM
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Default Re: How to Flush your Brakes Completely

Another great video, Chris. Well done.

May I suggest using a 6-point wrench to loosen those bleeder screws? A 12-point, open, or adjustable wrench tends to just round 'em, when seized. I would also mention looking for bubbles, not just clarity of the liquid.
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Old 07-29-2014, 04:57 PM
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Default Re: How to Flush your Brakes Completely

Very thorough video Chris, after watching it I feel like I can do it myself, and I've never bled brakes before
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Old 07-29-2014, 10:33 PM
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Default Re: How to Flush your Brakes Completely

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Another great video, Chris. Well done.

May I suggest using a 6-point wrench to loosen those bleeder screws? A 12-point, open, or adjustable wrench tends to just round 'em, when seized. I would also mention looking for bubbles, not just clarity of the liquid.
Thanks for the tips! I should have mentioned that you can use a 6pt wrench if the bleeder valves are stuck or rusty. That is a good tip thanks!
I mentioned that you are looking for bubbles in the video (twice). I said that you want to make sure you have no bubbles near the bleeder valve.

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Very thorough video Chris, after watching it I feel like I can do it myself, and I've never bled brakes before
Thanks! That is my goal!
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