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Do you need to bleed your brakes when you change the brake pads?

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2011-06-20 13:26:22
2011-06-20 13:26:22

No, as long as your pedal seemed good before the brake job, and you do not loosen the bleeder at all, you do not have to bleed the brakes.

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Does this Blazer have four wheel disc Brakes? NEW ANSWER: There's no reason to bleed brakes if you did not open the system.( where brake fluid came out )

The type of vehicle is not important, but if brake pressure is failing, you need to bleed ALL the brakes.

You need to bleed the entire brake system. Bleed in this sequence, RR, LR, RF, LF. If you do not know how to do this, do a search online for "bleeding brakes" THE REAR WHEEL CYLINDERS MAY BE LEAKING SHOULD ALWAYS CHANGE WHEN DOING BRAKES AND BLEED REAR BRAKES

normally you shouldn't have to,unless you've disturbed the hydraulic side of them

Anytime you open the hydraulic system of the brakes you have introduced air into the system and you need to bleed the system when you are done. If you keep the brake fluid reservoir full while you make repairs it will be easier for you to bleed the system.

YOU ONLY BLEED BRAKES WHEN YOU DISCONECT ANY BRAKE LINES OR HOSES OR IF YOU CHANGING YOUR ENTIRE FLUID. IF YOU JUST CHANGE PADS AND OR SHOES YOU DO NOT NEED TO BLEED IT. JUST MAKE SURE THAT WHEN YOU PUSH THE PISTON BACK ON YOUR CALIPERS, THE RESERVOIR CAP MUST BE OFF TO AVOID DAMAGING ANY COMPONENTS.

more than likely you have air in brake line and need to bleed brakes

To put brakes pads on a 1994 Honda Civic, you will need Bleed brake fluid.

yes, when you took the line off, you let air into it. so you will have to bleed them.

If it comes on when you step on the brake pedal you might need to bleed your brakes. Also check your brake fluid in the master cylinder.

Yes, the brake fluid reservoir should never be let to go empty during the bleeding process.

The brakes can be bled like any other vehicle, with the bleeder valves at the wheels. There is no need for a scan tool.

You can take it off the wheel and squeeze it together with a bench wise. You will then need to bleed the air out of all four brakes. To bleed the brakes have someone pump the brake pedal and hold it down while you loosen the bleed valve located on the brake caliper until brake fluid comes out, then retighten the bleed screw and repeat on the other three wheels.

You will need to bleed the brakes, starting from the caliper furthese from the master cylinder then moving closer.

Yes, you need to seriously change your brakes. You do not have any brake fluid in your car because your need brakes badly. If you don't take the car in and the back brakes are bad, it's going to cost a lot of money to repair them.

Yes you will definitely need to bleed your brake system.

If you're only changing the pads, no. You only need to bleed if the hydraulic system was opened or if you wish to flush/change the brake fluid.

There is no magic number as to how often you should change your brakes. Brakes will wear down differently depending on the make of the brake and they will start squeaking so you know that you need to change it.

You need to bleed the brakes it is a new car. only older model with carburators you bleed the brakes. You calibrate the caliper by pushing the cylinder and open the fluid reservoir

If no air got into the abs hcu then bleeding the brakes is done just as it would be on other vehicles. If air did get into the hcu or if you disconnected any brake like at the master cylinder or hcu then you will need to take it to a ford dealership to have them bleed the hcu and brakes for you.

adjust isn't really the right word here. if the pedal is soft and the brakes suck, and you have to push it real hard to get any reaction out of the thing, pushing harder may not be the solution. Check the brake fluid reservoir , make sure its full. regardless if it is or not you should bleed the brakes , and you may need new pads. if the brake fluid is real empty you must bleed the brakes.

It can be a sticky caliper or you need to change brake pads.

how do i brake bleed a vw passat manually and do i need two people?


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