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Posted: Fri Jan 28, 2005 10:38 am 
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Jst a simple question,

When bleeding brakes on an eb sedan, whats the sequence for the four rotors? eg front right, front left etc
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Posted: Fri Jan 28, 2005 10:48 am 
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I never considered that it made any differance, I just do both fronts then both rears.

 

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Posted: Fri Jan 28, 2005 11:38 am 
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i think u start from the furtheest one away from the master cylinder and move towards it

 

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Posted: Fri Jan 28, 2005 1:21 pm 
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ReGiE wrote:
i think u start from the furtheest one away from the master cylinder and move towards it


Thats what i've always done but a few people have told me now you start from the closest.

Just wondering what the logic in that way would be and if it is correct.

 

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Posted: Fri Jan 28, 2005 2:34 pm 
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Ford Workshop manual says to start from the furthest.

Also notes to NOT touch the brake pedal :)

 

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Posted: Fri Jan 28, 2005 8:57 pm 
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Waggin wrote:
Ford Workshop manual says to start from the furthest.

Also notes to NOT touch the brake pedal :)


Ok waggin, ill bite.
arn't you meant to pump the pedal to force the fluid (and air pockets) out?

 

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Posted: Fri Jan 28, 2005 9:17 pm 
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Yeah brad, please explain :p

 

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Posted: Fri Jan 28, 2005 9:18 pm 
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yeah um how do you expect to expell the air bubbles if you don't pump fluid through the system

and you work from the left rear , right rear , left front , right front thats what i was taught

 

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Posted: Sat Jan 29, 2005 10:21 am 
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what was said in previous topic.
and ur ment to pump the pedal, in ef/el ford manual. and i think its basically the same system.
open nipple push brake close nipple and release brake, repeat until new fluid arrives.

 

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Posted: Sat Jan 29, 2005 11:23 am 
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thats what i was taught,,and i don't know of any other way,,except the forced fluid method,,i've seen that done once,,bloody quick but not a very affordable unit for most mechanics.

 

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Posted: Sat Jan 29, 2005 5:57 pm 
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Well are you going to suck the air out?

Now brake fluid certainly ain't beer!

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