Date: Fri, 18 Jul 2003 19:34:19 +0100
From: MeatballTurbo <>
Subject: Re: I'm in deep pooh

In article <p3dghvkmqkd3qbrvlo30tp569n52mi4rjlnopsamcom>, spouted forth into > > What I like to do is to flush it all with the old calipers on, > one at a time. Put a hose on the bleed screw, open it up, > pump the pedal a few times, refill the res, move on. After a > few rounds you should have mostly clear fluid coming out. Try > not to push the pedal out of the normal range too much. The > only gotcha is if the bleeders break off... then you have to > disconnect the hose and go it that way. > > Then replace the calipers. Use something to hold the hose in > an upright position after disconnecting, get the new cyl > on as promptly as possible. This will prevent the master from > draining down and save you some work. Flush one more time to > catch any remaining residue, then bleed. > That was why I fancied getting hold of a clamp, I can flush through a bit at a time by releasing the clamp to open things up. -- Carl Robson (The poster formerly known as Skodapilot)

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